Definition of Ramayana in English:

Ramayana

proper noun

  • One of the two great Sanskrit epics of the Hindus, composed c.300 bc. It describes how Rama, aided by his brother and the monkey Hanuman, rescued his wife Sita from Ravana, the ten-headed demon king of Lanka.

Origin

Sanskrit, literally exploits of Rama.

Pronunciation:

Ramayana

/rɑːˈmɑːjʌnə/