Ramayana 4 - The great war
Ramayana is an epic poem written by Sage Valmiki, which narrates the journey of virtue to destroy the vice. The term 'Ramayana', literally means the journey of Rama in search of human values. The characters and incidents in Ramayana teach people about the invaluable ideals of love and wisdom.
This part narrates the story of the beginning of the war of Ramayana by Lord Rama to free his loving wife Sita from the clutches of the Lanka King Ravana. After Ravana denies giving away Sita in order to avoid war, Lord Rama’s army proceeds to enter in the city palace and succeeds in killing many demons, including Ravana’s powerful brother Kumbhkarana. Lord Rama’s ally Vibhishan informs Lord Rama about Ravana’s son Indrajeet’s special ceremony to defeat their army, which Lord Rama plans to violate.
The everlasting values taught by Lord Rama in this epic tale have been celebrated through the centuries, and continues to have an impact on Indian art and culture.