©Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Storyteller Manual, 2002, India, Tibet & Himalayas, and Southeast Asia, Rama Statues and stories for storytelling use only:
***The Ramayana Summary', source The Ramayana of Valmiki, translated by Hari Prasad Shastri, Shantisandan, London, 1962, three volumes.
The Ramayana, A Telling of Ancient Indian Epic, adapted by Larry Tominberg for classroom use from 'Spotlight on Ramayana: An Enduring Tradition', pp.12.
Treasures, Vol VI, No. 4, 'Hanuman,' Summer 2003, publish Asian Art Museum, S.F., CA, USA, p. 5, www.asianart.org.
Missing Links: Hanuman, Study of Hinduism, Professor Philip Lutgendrof, University of Iowa, lecture, 2003, Hanuman's Tale, The Messages of a Divine Monkey, Philip Lutgendorf, Oxford, University Press 2007, pages 448. Buy at Amazon.
The Hindu University, Hindu Net Inc.org,@1994-2003 and on
'Ramayana,' C. Rajagopalachari, http://hidubooks.org
INDOlink.com, INC., Ramayana – Part 1:'Early life of Rama, 'Part 2: 'Rama's Exile,' Part 3: 'The Abduction of Sita,' Part 4: 'Slaying of Ravana and Rama's Coronation,' narrated by Kanai L. Mukherjee (Grandpa), edited by Bibha Mukherjee, courtesy of Association of Grandparents of Indian Immigrants (AGII), 2002 and on, http://www.hinkukids.org/grandps/ramayana, 5.2003.
Seasons of Splendour, Tales, Myths and Legends of India, 'Dussehar, the Festival of Victory,' Madhur Jaffery, illustrator Michael Foreman, Puffin Books – Penguin Group, 1985, 1992.
Folk Tales of the World, 'Ravana', story adapted by A. W. Crown, Houghton Mifflin, 1963, page 80.
Rama and Sita, A Tale from Ancient Java, Retold and Illustrated by David Weitzman, publisher David R. Godine, Boston, USA, first edition, 2002, pages (Rama loses Sita and Hanuman offers to help using metal puppets.
http://www.sanatansociety.org/indian_epics_and_stories.htm, 'Goddess Lakshmi' and 'Hanuman,' 5/2003 and on
A.C.T., 'The Ramayana', written and directed by Ruben Polendo, Zeum Theatre, San Francisco, CA, March 8, 2003.
Abhinaya Dance Company, Surya, 'Rama's Doubts Resolved,' (Ramayana Epic), Valmiki's Ramayana, Julia Morgan Center of the Arts, Berkeley, CA, March 15, 2003.
**The Best SOURCES
Ramayana, retold by William Buck, Valmiki's Ramayana, 'King Rama's Way,' introduction B. A.van Hooten, illustrator Shirley Triest, University of California Press, 1976, Berkeley, CA, USA, 432 pp. (Includes list of character and a map) PLUS -an Audio Literature Presents: 'Ramayana,' read by Ram Dass, 1976, 1991.
Dictionary of World Myth, 'an A-Z reference guide to gods, goddess, heroes, heroines, and fabulous beast,' General Consultant, Roy Willis, Barnes&Noble Book, New York, NY, USA, 2002, pages 240.
Indian Mythology, Veronica Ions, Peter Bedrick Books, New York, USA, 1967, 1983.
Hindusim, World Religions, Madhu Bazaz Wangu, Facts on File, An Infobase Holding Company, 1991, pp. 128.
A Tale of Gods and Demons, 'Ramayana,' text by Rachor Prime, Illustrator B.G. Sharma, Mandala Publisher, San Rafael, CA, USA, 2002, pages 145. (The literally and beautiful of all the text)
The Ramayana for Children, Bulbul Sharma, illustrator k.P. Sudesh, Puffin Books, first edition, 2003, pages 182.
Ancient Wisdom of China and India, 'The Ramayana,' edited by Lin Yutang, Random House, New York, USA, 1942, pp.135-265.
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Daily in April will be posted a written story: 'How Dragons Shaped China'; the Hindu Ramayana from SITA's point of view; and from Korea, 'Taming of Tiger'; from my days of telling verbal stories at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. These tradi...