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The Thiri Rama Finding Ramayana in Myanmar


The Thiri Rama Finding Ramayana in Myanmar
Dawn F. Rooney, "The Thiri Rama: Finding Ramayana in Myanmar"
English | ISBN: 1138229997 | 2017 | 372 pages | PDF | 23 MB
The Thiri Rama - or the Great Rama - was written for court performance and is the only known illustrated version of the Ramayana story in Myanmar. Based on palm-leaf manuscripts and scenes carved on over 300 sandstone plaques at a mid-nineteenth-century Buddhist pagoda west of Mandalay in Myanmar, this book presents an original translation of the Thiri Rama rendered in prose.

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