The Ramayana: A New Retelling of Valmiki’s Ancient Epic Complete and Comprehensive

by Linda Egenes

Published by Tarcher Cornerstone Editions

the-ramayana.jpgA delightfully straightforward and lyrical retelling of the ancient Indian epic of loyalty, betrayal, redemption, and insight into the true nature of life -- one of history's most sacred ethical works, rendered with completeness and sterling accuracy for the modern reader.

Here is one of the world's most hallowed works of sacred literature, the grand, sweeping epic of the divine bowman and warrior Rama and his struggles with evil, power, duplicity, and avarice. The Ramayana is one of the foundations of Hindu literature and one of humanity's most ancient and treasured ethical and spiritual works.

"This new version is so simply and beautifully written -- it will stir the soul!" --David Lynch