Rama


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Ra·ma

 (rä′mə)
n. Hinduism
A deified hero worshiped as an incarnation of Vishnu.

Rama

(ˈrɑːmə)
n
(Hinduism) (in Hindu mythology) any of Vishnu's three incarnations (the heroes Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra)
[from Sanskrit Rāma black, dark]

Ra•ma

(ˈrɑ mə)

n.
any of three avatars of Vishnu, esp. Ramachandra.

-rama

var. of -orama: Cinerama; telerama.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rama - avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with GodRama - avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama; "in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law"
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Mowgli went through the village street in the dawn, sitting on the back of Rama, the great herd bull.
Mowgli drove them on to the edge of the plain where the Waingunga came out of the jungle; then he dropped from Rama's neck, trotted off to a bamboo clump, and found Gray Brother.
Once started, there was no chance of stopping, and before they were fairly in the bed of the ravine Rama winded Shere Khan and bellowed.
Mowgli heard an answering bellow from the foot of the ravine, saw Shere Khan turn (the tiger knew if the worst came to the worst it was better to meet the bulls than the cows with their calves), and then Rama tripped, stumbled, and went on again over something soft, and, with the bulls at his heels, crashed full into the other herd, while the weaker buffaloes were lifted clean off their feet by the shock of the meeting.
Akela and Gray Brother ran to and fro nipping the buffaloes' legs, and though the herd wheeled once to charge up the ravine again, Mowgli managed to turn Rama, and the others followed him to the wallows.
Himself, his wife, Pittrino, and two cooks, immediately laid hands upon all the inhabitants of the dove-cote, the poultry-yard, and the rabbit-hutches; so that as many lamentations and cries resounded in the yards of the hostelry of the Medici as were formerly heard in Rama.
How much does this custom among the Indian woman of repairing to the hilltops in the night, and pouring forth their wailings for the dead, call to mind the beautiful and affecting passage of Scripture, "In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
In order to discuss this question, I must refer to the development of Rama's argument in the prologue to La novela en America Latina, where he mentions his partnership with Rafael Gutierrez Girardot (1928-2005) (5) to gather Henriquez Urena's dispersed essays.
The unfiltered Rama did not hold back when she shared on 'Gandang Gabi Vice' last Dec.
Sign A Rama, Libertyville is proud to be involved in many community not-for-profit activities and events.
I am happy that I was accorded with time by the PRO 7 director," said Rama, after meeting with regional police director Chief Supt.
It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of the rakasas and the violent career of Rama's villainous foe Ravaa, and later recounts Rama's grateful discharge of his allies in the great war at Lanka as well as his romantic reunion with his wife Sita.