Presentation on theme: "R AM`S MARCH On The Path Of Dharm Ram Navami Festival, at ISKCON Temple, Heidelberg, 17 April., 2005 By Dr. PRASHANT SHUKLA RAM AYANA."— Presentation transcript:
R AM`S MARCH On The Path Of Dharm Ram Navami Festival, at ISKCON Temple, Heidelberg, 17 April., 2005 By Dr. PRASHANT SHUKLA RAM AYANA
SHRI RAM One who influenced Indian Society, the most from centuries. He is the Soul of Sapta Sindhu
The VEDAS form the basis of most of the Ancient Indian Literature Vedas refer to their knowledge as SANATAN Which was later called VEDIC Now termed as SINDHUTVA or HINDUTVA Much Later, Krishna in Mahabharata time asks Arjun to perform his duty without fear These words exist as ShrimadBhagvatGita or GITA GITA is the essence of VEDAS RAM does not say anything …….
…….HIS LIFE SPEAKS FOR HIM MAHARSHI VALMIKI wrote the Biography of RAM known as RAMAYAN
Valmiki once asked Narada, “O Venerable Rishi! Please tell me whether there is a perfect man in this world who is at once virtuous, brave, dutiful, truthful, noble, steadfast in duty, and kind to all beings". Narada replied, "There is such a one, named Rama. He is virtuous, brave, gentle, and wise. He is a great hero. He is a protector of Dharma. He is firm and steadfast. He is just and liberal. He is well-versed in the Vedas and in the science of arms. He is unique in the possession of virtues and matchless in beauty. He is an obedient son, a kind brother, loving husband, a faithful friend, an ideal king, a merciful enemy, and a lover of all living beings. All people adore him".
Krishna and Rama They possess the divine personality of God in the most entire form HARE KRISHNAHARE RAMA PURUSHOTTAMA
KRISHNA is more playful more Colourful KANHA MAKHAN CHOR JAGADEESH MOHAN
THE VALMIKI RMAYANA 24,000 verses 500 Chapters Seven Kandas or sections: Bala, Ayodhya, Aranya, Kishkindha, Sundara, Yuddha and the Uttara Kandas.
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAM Rama was the eldest of 4 sons of Dashrath, King of Ayodhya
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA He got married to Sita daughter of earth. Ram`s step mother Kaikei demands that her son Bharat to be made as the successor and Rama to be sent in Forest for 14 yrs. Ram.......Ram........Ram.......
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA Rama travelled a long distance over 14 years. They spent about 11 years in ChitraKoot
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA When they were in Panchvati, Ravana, King of Lanka played a trick with Rama and Laxaman and abducts Sita and takes her to his Kingdom Lanka.
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA Ram went toward south in search of Sita. He meets Hanuman in Kishkindha. He introduced Ram to his King Sugreeva.
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA Hanuman in search for Sita He finally reaches Lanka and meets Sita. He describes Ram`s condition, Every moment Ram is worried about you. His tears flow continuosly. He is highly anxious for you Finally he burns Lanka and comes back to Ram
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA Rama and Sugreeva’s army then make a bridge from Rameshwaram to Lanka.Ravana and his powerful army was defeated in the war.
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA Rama and Sita return to Ayodhya. People lighted Ayodhya with lamps and the first Deepavali was celebrated His reign was known as Ramrajya, an ideal governance.
RAMAYAN: STORY of RAMA carved on the stone in a cave near Hampi
TIMINGS of RAMAYANA Maharishi Valmiki had given the location of planets, zodiac constellations and the other stars (nakshatras) On all occasions of Ram’s life These positions entered by Saroj Bala into a modern software called planatarium and obtained interesting dates Ram’s Birth : 5114 BC Ram’s Exile starts: 5089 BC First Deepavali : 5076 BC Mahabharata War : 1478 BC Dwarka City merged under the sea : 1443 BC.