Meat Consumption and Animal Sacrifice in Valmiki Ramayana

  Meat consumption and animal sacrifice in Valmiki Ramayana By: Muhammad Qasim al-Hanafi The Valmiki Ramayana is one of the foremost ‘Pramānās (Evidences)’ for a Hindu. The epic traditionally ascribed to the Maharishi Valmiki. This epic is divided into seven kāṇḍas: the ayodhyakāṇḍa, the araṇyakāṇḍa, the kiṣkindakāṇḍa, the sundarākāṇḍa, and the laṅkākāṇḍa (also called Yuddhakāṇḍa). These five […]