New publication: Ramayana: The Great Epic of Ancient India
25 February 2022

The Centre is pleased to announce the publication of by Tara Hathaway, the John and Jennifer Clay Scholar at CMTC. Originally written in ancient Sanskrit, the elegant, epic work—Ramayana—is a key part of the canon of both Hinduism and Buddhism. Ramayana tells the tale of Rama and his beloved Sita, but its narratives and intent, as with all great literature, point to the grand themes of life, death and righteousness. This deluxe new edition revives Ralph T. H. Griffith’s evocative verse translation and abridges it for the modern reader – bringing the gripping narrative to the forefront.