The Ramayana Garden (28)


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Ramayana or the Tale of Rama is an ancient Indian epic telling the story of the migration of the Arayan people into the Gangetic Plain of northern India. A hermit, named Valmiki, who composed the epic in Sanskrit verse. The epic is called, Ramayana.

Ramayana came to Siam many hundreds of years ago. The Thai version of Ramayana is known as the Ramakien. The original Ayutthaya version was entirely destroyed in 1767 A.D. by Burmese soldiers. A new version was composed by the King Rama I and the court poets.