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Sri Ramachandra: The Ideal King {Some Lessons from Ramayana}

Sri Ramachandra: The Ideal King {Some Lessons from Ramayana}
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Item Code: IDH585
Author: Annie Besant
Publisher: The Theosophical Publishing House
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8170594588
Pages: 188
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 7.1" X 4.8"

From the Back of the Book

This book is constituted of the lectures Dr. Annie Besant gave to students, highlighting the noble ideals and virtues embodied in the story of Rama, the ideal king, as related by the Sage Valmiki. It is a companion volume to another series of lectures published under the title Mahabharata: the Story of the Great War. Dr. Besant's deep understanding of ancient Indian culture and thought and her magnificent language will assist young Indians, and some older people also, to go back to their roots and enrich the present with the great values of the past.

About the Author

They was second President of the Theosophical Society (1907-1933), was described as a Diamond Soul for she had many brilliant facets to her character. She was an outstanding orator of her time, a champion of human freedom, educationist, philanthropist and author with more than three hundred books and pamphlets to her credit. She also guided thousands of men and women all over the world in their spiritual quest.

In her earlier days in England she did remarkable work as a Freethinker and Fabian socialist, and supported many noble causes including women's rights. From 1893, she lived in India and worked indefatigable for the cultural and spiritual renaissance of the country. She organized the Home Rule movement and inspired Indians with a dynamic vision of India's future.


I Introduction 1
II Youth and Marriage 20
III Forest for Throne 38
IV Brotherly Love 56
V The Carrying off of Sita 80
VI Sita's Faith 96
VII Struggle 123
VIII Triumph 157
  Glossary 185

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