Sundara Kanda – Hanuman’s Odysey a newer English translation from the original Sanskrit sources. Chapter 1: Hanuma’s Flight over Ocean Translation with Verses · In Prose without Verses. Chapter 2: The city of Lanka Translation with Verses. Sundarakanda English All Chapters. Shylaja Venk; 72 videos SundarakAnda Chapter 1 Hanuman Crossing the Ocean. by SundarakAndam.

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Hanuma kills Prahasta’s seven sons. In the Ashok VatikaSita habuman wooed and threatened by Ravana and his demon mistresses to marry Ravana. Sage Valmiki named this section the “Beautiful Section” possibly because:.

Thus concludes the fifth book Sundara Kanda, in Valmiki Ramayana.

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Female-demons enquires Seetha about Hanuma. After this a Rakshasi called Simhika caught hold of his shadow and started dragging him to her mouth so that she could eat him. He offers to carry Sita back to Rama, however she refuses, reluctant to allow herself to be rescued by any one, other than her husband.

H sunxarakanda makes up his mind to set fire the city of Lanka. She sundarakanfa gave him her pearl hair brooch as identification. He is condemned and his tail is set on fire, but he escapes his bonds and, leaping from roof to roof, sets fire to Ravana’s citadel and makes the giant leap back from the island.

Log in Request account. Hanuman took leave of Sita and while returning made up his mind to see Ravana as well as the city of Lanka. As a token of thanks, Shani Dev offered reprieve to all devotees of Lord Hanuman. R avana orders Hanuma to be killed.


Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas.

In Lanka, Hanuman hears Rama’s chant from Vibhishana. Beautiful among the most beautiful is the Story, Beautiful among the most beautiful is Sita, What is there in it, which is not beautiful? He sang Sundarakanda in eenglish form of Telugu songs.

Sundara Kanda

He then related his story to his friends and they together decided to tell it to Sri Rama. She refused and told him that the only way for him to continue to live was to give her back to Rama.

Goldman; Sally Sutherland Goldman, eds. Tilakone of Sundara Kanda ‘s great commentators, explains that this section is entitled as “Beautiful section” because.

Seetha is shocked to see Hanuma. Many Hindus believe that if one does not have time to read nanuman whole Ramayana, one should read the Sundara Kanda.

He gives a bold lecture to Ravana to release Sita. He reassures her, giving Rama’s signet ring as a sign of good faith. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Seetha expressed her grave doubt.

However, Sita, dejected by her situation, decided to commit suicide by hanging by her own hair. L ater Ravana orders to set fire to his tail. The Rakshasis were scared because of this. Seetha recollects the time limit. Surasa also made her mouth sufficiently big to swallow Hanuman. Jambavan requests Hanuma to narrate clearly the happenings.


Seetha antecedents to Hanuma. The Sundara Kanda forms the heart of Valmiki’s Ramayana and consists of a detailed, vivid account of Hanuman’s adventures. The work depicts the adventures of Hanuman and his selflessness, strength, and devotion to Rama are emphasized in the text. For the film, see Sundara Kandam. She also told him the story of the crow that attacked her and how Rama put a Tilak on her forehead with a red stone.


The religious faith suggests that its recital brings harmony to the household. Hanuma began to narrate story of Rama to Seetha.

Though it mentions his achievements during Ramayana, it goes beyond that as well, encompassing the complete life of Hanuman. Hanuma thinks to meet Ravana.

Sundara Kandam.. Jai Ram | A Condensed English translation of Valmiki Ramayanam – Sundara kandam

Hanuma d escribes the hanumxn of Seetha to his fellow monkeys. This brooch was given to her by her father. Seetha was both delighted and depressed. He hit her with his clenched fist and she fell down. She realised that the end of the city of Sri Lanka was nearing and blessed Hanuman in his endeavour.

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