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THE RĀMĀYANA OF VALMIKI

THE RĀMĀYANA OF VALMIKI

By Anonymous
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43 hours 30 minutes

The ancient Indian Sanskrit epic, the Rāmāyana, was composed some time between the 1st and 5th centuries BCE. As is the case with most ancient literature firmly rooted in the oral tradition, precise dating is problematic. Traditionally attributed to the sage Valmīki, and composed in rhyming couplets, it is one of the two great Indian epics (the other being the Mahābhārata); consequently it is known and revered not just throughout the Indian subcontinent, but also in South-East Asian countries as well, including Cambodia, Thailand Malaysia and Indonesia – indeed wherever Hindu culture became established. Continue Reading →

Sagar Arya

Sagar Arya

Sagar Arya is an actor and voice-over artist from India. His television credits include Endeavour, Rillington Place, Cucumber, Lewis, A Touch of Frost, Hunted, Spooks, Casualty and Holby City. He appeared as Claudio in RSC’s Much Ado About Nothing, as well as Twelfth Night (West End), The Great Game (Tricycle) and A Fine Balance (Hampstead). He has also recorded a number of audiobooks including An Era of Darkness, The Sialkot Saga, Annihilation of Caste (Dharma Audiobooks) and Upanishads (Ukemi Audiobooks).

THE THIRTEEN PRINCIPAL UPANISHADS

THE THIRTEEN PRINCIPAL UPANISHADS

By Anonymous
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11 hours 11 minutes

The Upanishads are mankind’s oldest works of philosophy, predating the earliest Greek philosophy. They are the concluding part of the Vedas, the ancient Indian sacred literature, and mark the culmination of a tradition of speculative thought first expressed in the Rig-Veda more than 4000 years ago. Continue Reading →