How to Say Ramayana Characters in Various Languages?


Ramayana is a very popular epic originated from Valmiki’s work. It has been spread from India until South-East Asia and having got its own versions in various countries…especially in India itself, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Kampuchea, Malaysia, Indonesia as well as The Philippines (Maranao version). In Burma its drama is called Yama Zatdaw, Ramakien in Thailand, Phra Lak Phra Lam in Laos, Reamker in Kampuchea, Hikayat Seri Rama in Malaysia, Kakawin Ramayana in Indonesia (especially Javanese and Balinese), and Maharadia Lawana (Maranao, The Philippines). Despite of different recent religions. Indo-China countries are mostly Buddhist, Malaysia-Indonesia are mostly Muslim while most of The Philippines adhere Christianity (except several predominately Muslim ethnic groups), Ramayana is survived and developed among them.

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