The Ramayana Condensed into English Verse by Romesh C. Dutt To The Right Hon. Professor F. Max Muller Who has devoted his lifetime to the elucidation of the learning, literature, and religion of ancient India and has recognised and vindicated what is true and great and ennobling in modern India this translation of the Ramayana is dedicated as a sincere token of the esteem and regard of my countrymen.
3 Contents A Note on the Late Romesh C. Dutt Bibliography Book I. Sita-Swayamvara (The Bridal of Sita) I. Ayodhya, the Righteous City II. Mithila, and the Breaking of the Bow III. The Embassy to Ayodhya IV. Meeting of Janak and Dasa-ratha V. The Preparation VI. The Wedding VII. Return to Ayodhya Book II. Vana-Gamana-Adesa (The Banishment) I. The Council Convened II. The People Consulted III. The City Decorated IV. Intrigue V. The Queen’s Demand VI. The King’s Lament VII. The Sentence Book III. Dasa-ratha-Viyoga (The Death of the King) I. Woman’s Love II. Brother’s Faithfulness