UGC 111 Research Essay Proposal

UGC 111 Research Essay Proposal - Charan, Abhay. Bhagavad...

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Unformatted text preview: Charan, Abhay. Bhagavad Gita. 3rd ed. Sydney, Australia: ISKCON, 2002. Print Crystal, Ellie. "Indus Valley Civilizations." Crystal Links. Ellie Crystal, n.d. Web. 10 Oct 2010. <http://www.crystalinks.com/induscivilization.html>. Crystal, Ellie. "Indus Valley Civilizations." Ancient India. (2001): Print. Griffith, Ralph. The Ramayana. London, England: Trubner & Co., 2008. Print. Murthy, S.S.N. "A note on the Ramayana." Electronic Journal of Vedic Studies. Ludovico Magnocavallo, Feb 2008. Web. 10 Oct 2010. <http://www.ejvs.laurasianacademy.com/ejvs1006/ejvs1006article.pdf>. Sivaraman, Krishna. Hindu spirituality: Vedas through Vedanta. 1st ed. 1 vols. Delhi, India: The Crossroads Publishing Co., 1989. Print My research essay will incorporate a very detailed study on the Indus Valley Civilization. The Ramayan(a) is a mythical story which was told orally until written down by two authors having conflicting story lines. One is Valmiki Dev and the other is Tulsi Das. Historians usually use Valmiki’s story, however very few differences are actually found in both. In the Ramayana the story pertains of a deity known as Ramachandra, who is an avatar of Vishnu. In this story Rama is showing mankind (Indus Valley Civilization) how an ideal son, king and husband should act. My research will thus try to capture the Vedic essence in the Ramayana, and connect it to the Indus Valley Civilization. This will require in depth research on both the Ramayana and Indus Valley Civilization. I plan on using the four sources above and an actual historians source which will be interviewed at a later time. This essay will overall show how the Ramayana influenced life in the Indus Valley Civilization and the life in Hinduism. ...
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