The Normative Value of Ramayana in Contemporary Public Policy and Administration

Aayushee Swaraj
Amity Law School, Noida, India.

Volume I – Issue I, 2020

The Ramayana is one of the greatest epics of the Hindu, set in the Treta Yuga. It is widely known, read and heard, unconditional of the actuality of the receiver- intellectual or illiterate. The theology of the chronicle focuses on the pertinent values of bravery, loyalty, and truthfulness. Such perpetual political principles bound to remain of strict relevance as the contemporary society confronts its daily challenges for a better survival. The everlasting appeal of these treaties still govern to an exceptional extent, the cultural life and behaviour patterns of crores of Indians. Behind the fascinating narration, the fanciful description of event, the exquisite charms and splendour- there is a beautiful delineation of the real picture of the ancient Indian society and statesmanship. The main purpose of this paper is to acknowledge the normative values of both Ramayana in the contemporary realm of public policy and administration.

Keywords – Ramayana, Indian Society, Theology, Political principles


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