The Ramayana and the Mahabharata Condensed Into English Verse
Courier Corporation, 2002 M01 1 - 335 pages
Two great epics of the ancient Hindus offer a realistic image of Indian civilization and culture of India 3,000 years ago: the Ramayana, recounting the adventures of a banished prince, and the Mahabharata, based on the legends surrounding a war. Condensed version features selections linked with short notes.
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