Ramayan: The philosophy of Life

By- Neha Sharma

 

An Inspirational tale of sacrifice, love, separation, conflict & redemption. Ramayana depicts characters that we should aspire to be like. It treads on the righteous path of Dharma and karma.
In order to overcome the ills prevalent in society, follow the teachings of Ramayana in these modern days. The Ramayana speaks the true identity of the individual, the real meaning of family and the sanctity of the society. It explains in detail the relationship that should exist between the preceptor and the discipline.
Ramayana teaching should be put into practice only then man can live a life of peaceful purpose.
It exhorts to transform one’s heart by practicing the noble values of prosperity, devotion and righteousness. Rama has devoted the highest virtues of truth, purity, fame, beauty & prosperity.

The fact is that every individual is divine, but due to immense attachment of men with his body, they are unable to know or recognize their divine nature. So you can experience and enjoy divinity only by treading along the path of love and truth shown by lord Ram.
The Ramayana is a Universal epic. Its influence stretches across countries, civilization, continents, culture, cults, creeds, classes etc and cultures.
It expounds rules for daily life and living. It also propagates the importance of love, Justice, Sacrifice and virtue. It cautions man against the danger of the six evils namely kama (lust), krodha (anger), Lobha (greed), Moha (attainment), Mada (pride), and Matsarya (envy, jealousy).
Sita’s abduction by Ravana brought about the downfall of Ravana. This great epic teaches that Good always wins over evil even it is more powerful as illustrated by the victory of Ram over Ravana.

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