This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Iswara - This supreme God is beyond change, creation, and dissolution, and is known as the creator and father of all creatures.
The Story Teller - This figure, also known as The Pandit, is a very important part of the culture of a rural Indian village as the source of entertainment and enchantment.
Rama - This is the hero of the Ramayana and is referred to within Hinduism as the 'Maryada Purushottama.'
Viswamitra and Vasishta - This figure meditates in penance for a thousand years and emerges, and his purpose...
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