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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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