Ramayana is the immortal tale of Shri Rama that teaches us the values of ideology, devotion, duty, relationships, dharma and Karma...The term “Ramayana”, literally means “the march (ayan) of Rama” in search of human values..
Unfortunately, we Indians seem to be losing connect with reality. There are various pulls and pushes which Hindus are facing within their own country. It is shockingly true that those Hindus who swear by Hinduism are termed “communal” while those hitting the bottom with appeasement of minorities are being “termed” Secular
While Hindus may be losing touch with reality of Ram, but, some countries are seriously adopting Ramayana in their educational and cultural and daily life
Communist China’s Universities are teaching Ramayana. Chinese are now turning to Ramayana to learn Hindi. Never would have the Govt in India taken such a step should it annoy a section of the minorities.
In Thai literature, the Ramayana story is called RAMAKIEN.The earliest evidence of Ramekien
dates back to the 13th century. Some names are kept the same, but most differ probably due to
the phonetic differences of the language. In the past 200 odd years the capital of Thailand was AYUTTHAY (AYODHYA), Rama’s Kingdom in the epic.
The University of Wyoming's Summer High School Institute (HSI) has started teaching ancient Hindu scriptures Mahabharata and Ramayana in its Laramie (USA) campus. The curriculum of this class was titled "The Hindu Epic" which also includes learning about Hindu gods, Hindu way of worship etc.
Besides, International Ramayana Institute of North America is contributing towards learning’s of Ramayana
Ram Setu has been suddenly in news for last four years or so. Adam’s Bridge (Tamil atam palam) also known as Rama’s Bridge or Ram Setu( Tamil: ஆதாம் பாலம் ātām pālam) is a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island...off the South Eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the north western coast of Sri Lanka
Geological evidence suggests that this bridge is a former land connection between India and Sri Lanka. While there are evidences in favour of Ram Setu, there are those in the Indian Govt who submitted an affidavit to the Apex court in India terming RAM as a “MYTH”. A senior anchor of a popular English news channel described RAM as “Divine Encroacher”.
Some political commentators also say that the behaviour of Govt of India is so considering dredging about Thorium Deposits & shipping project is an excuse to Mint Money at the Cost of Faith of Millions?
Having said this, there are millions of Indians, Hindus who swear by Ramayana and follow the teachings of Ramayana.
let us CHANGE INDIA for INDIA OF TOMORROW
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