The story of Ram is available in three
hundred and fifty different languages of India and South East Asia.
This book examines the different
interpretations of the Ram Katha and attempts to go beyond the surface of the
events mentioned to look at the deeper concept underlying it.
subject i.e. the war between Ram and Rawan, is same but other descriptions vary
greatly between the different versions. Due to lapse of thousands of years,
difference in languages & areas such anomalies are quite natural.
Therefore, Valmiki Ramayan has been taken as main base for this creation.
The purpose of this creation, is not to
justify the abandonment of Sita or slaying of Shambook, but only to analyze the
life and character of Ram on the basis of available matter. Depending upon,
available knowledge and capacity, I tried to clear the confusions regarding
Ram. This creation is devoted to youth, who are fond of English and hate their own
Shrivatsa was born in 1950. After graduating from Govt. Engineering College,
Bilaspur, he worked as an Engineer.
During his 33 years of service in MPEB & CSEB, he was mostly posted
in Korba Thermal Power Plants. After his retirement as Chief Engineer (Gen.) he
settled in Raipur (C.G.).
He has a
profound interest in religious literature, Indian culture, archeology, history
and geography, and has studied all the four Vedas, Purans, Manu Smriti,
Vivekanand Literature, Buddhist & Jain literature along with the Quran
Sharif and the Bible.
is his debut and he plans to write further on Indian culture.