Sundara Kanda – Hanuman’s Odysey a newer English translation from the original Sanskrit sources. Chapter 1: Hanuma’s Flight over Ocean Translation with Verses ยท In Prose without Verses. Chapter 2: The city of Lanka Translation with Verses. Sundarakanda English All Chapters. Shylaja Venk; 72 videos SundarakAnda Chapter 1 Hanuman Crossing the Ocean. by SundarakAndam.

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The work depicts the adventures of Hanuman and his selflessness, strength, and devotion to Rama are emphasized in the text.

Hanuma apprises Rama of the discovery of Seetha. Hanuman appeared before her, after all Rakshasis were asleep and related to her the adventures of Rama and also gave her Rama’s signet ring as identification. For the film, see Sundara Kandam.

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She also gave him her pearl hair sundaraanda as identification. Hanuman then wreaks havoc in Lanka by destroying trees and buildings, and killing Ravana’s warriors. SundarkandPrinceton University Press, pp. Hanuma leaps from the coast of Lanka and touches Mount Mainaka. Female-demons enquires Seetha about Hanuma. In Lanka, Hanuman hears Rama’s chant from Vibhishana.

Hanuman Chalisa is a different poetic contribution towards the heroics of Hanuman by the poet, Tulasidas. Seetha antecedents to Hanuma.


Ravana sends his son Indrajit. To help Hanuman, the God of the sea asked his friend the Mainaka Mountain to rise above the sea sundarakkanda help Hanuman to relax and take rest. Hanuman at the suggestion and encouragement given by Jambhavan decided to cross the ocean and reach Sri Lanka.

Ravana sent many of his januman including his younger son Akshaya Kumara to capture Hanuman. Beautiful among the most beautiful is the Story, Beautiful among the most beautiful is Sita, What is there in it, which is not beautiful?

Sundara Kanda

Then he took leave of Sita and jumped back to the other shore. Hanuman hiding in the tree related the story of Rama up to that point and hearing this Sita became enthused. Views Read Edit View history. He allows himself to be captured and produced before Ravana.

After learning about Sita, Hanuman assumes a gargantuan form and makes a colossal leap across the ocean to Lanka after defeating Surasathe Mother of the Nagas and Sinhika, who is sent by the Asuras. Ravana sends his son Aksha.


Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. Unable to bear the pain, Shani Dev offered gratitude in return to an immediate release. However the Lanka Devatha stopped him and challenged him. The Sundara Kandam provides inspiration to its sundarakanea and listeners and helps them find a resolution for all problems.


Valmiki Ramayana – Sundara Kanda : Contents

It happens to be for nullification of the malefic effects of the crow mounted, the son of Surya and Chhaya ShadowLord Shani. Hanuma d escribes the plight of Seetha to his fellow monkeys. To draw attention to himself, he destroyed the Asoka forest. He gives a bold lecture to Ravana to release Sita.

Tilakone of Sundara Kanda ‘s great commentators, explains that this section is entitled as “Beautiful section” because. Ravana sends five army-generals. She took the form of a Rakshasi and informed him sundarskanda he should enter her mouth and become her food; Hanuman increased his size to a very mega form. In the Ashok VatikaSita is wooed and threatened by Ravana and his demon mistresses to marry Ravana.

Becoming angry Ravana awarded the capital punishment to Hanuman.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The joyous search party returns to Kishkindha with the news. Jambavan requests Hanuma to narrate clearly the happenings. Hanuman however refused the offer and went ahead.

Monkeys took halt at Madhuvana. For other uses, see Sundarakanda.