The Rāmāyaṇa


This site houses an electronic text of the Rāmāyaṇa, consisting of John Smith's revision of Prof. Muneo Tokunaga's version of the text.

You can access the electronic text of the Rāmāyaṇa here. Please be aware that, unlike the electronic text of the Mahābhārata, this text has not been submitted to rigorous revision and scrutiny, and certainly still contains numerous errors. Please keep a record of any of these that you notice, and inform John Smith (jds10 <at> cam.ac.uk), Suvarna Deshpande (suvarnad09 <at> gmail.com) or Pranav Gokhale (pranavpg88 <at> gmail.com).

In addition, a collection of fonts suitable for use with Sanskrit and other Indian languages is available, and also a collection of utility programs allowing easy switching between encodings (character sets), high-quality Devanagari printing of Mahābhārata and Rāmāyaṇa text, metrical analysis of Sanskrit verse, etc.


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