Ramayana

  • epic
  • "The major epic, telling of the theft of Sita, wife of Rama, and Rama's quest to bring her back with the help of the monkey army, led by Hanuman."
Media
Ramayana
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Ramayana.jpg
"Paintings of the Ramayana feature major battles between the monkey army and the demon forces of king Rahwana." This painting is called "Ramayana: shooting the deer" by Ni Made Sri Rahayu (2008).

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The Kekawin lontar tell the classical form of the Ramanaya story and are part of the Lelampahan (performing arts) lontar.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   Dane nyansan éling, gegambaran sane becik nenten ja setata ngangén tema Mahabharata lan Ramayana sané ngebekin sahananing widang gambaranné.

In English:   For Mokoh, good paintings can also be based on objects around the painter, or created based on fantasy and imagination, with simple coloring techniques and image processing.

In Indonesian:   Kepercayaan dirinya semakin tumbuh.

In Balinese:   Gaya Kamasan inggih punika wangun estetik sane ngambil satua wira carita wayang sekadi wayang kulit anggen bantang gambaran, sane akehan mawit saking satua Mahabrata lan Ramayana.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Gaya Kamasan adalah bentuk estetik dari lukisan yang menggunakan cerita pewayangan seperti wayang kulit, kebanyakan dari epos Mahabrata dan Ramayana.
  1. The Virtual Museum of Balinese Painting http://sydney.edu.au/heurist/balipaintings/19202.html
  2. photo: Balinese Digital Archives (Internet Archives) https://archive.org/details/kakawin-ramayana-01. Also see the Lontar Library Gedong Kirtya Singaraja and the Lontar Library of Universitas Udayana