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View Resource The Ramayana: Love and Valour in India's Great Epic

The British Library presents this online exhibition to complement their in situ exhibit of the Ramayana manuscripts. The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic dated from around 500 to 100 BCE, which tells the story of Prince Rama's quest to rescue his beloved wife Sita. The Ramayana manuscripts were commissioned by Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar (1628-52) and are "among the most important documents of...

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/whatson/exhibitions/ramayana/...
View Resource National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi Screenshot

From the hauntingly beautiful images that appear in the intro to the arresting photographs of architecture, paintings, and sculptures throughout, the website for the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi proves to be a feast for the eyes. The site can be browsed by Collection and Exhibitions, but the most beautiful images are found by linking to Showcase. From there, an essay about the NGMA...

http://ngmaindia.gov.in