Ramayan, Ramcharitmanas or Purushotam Charitra Manas is the story of Lord Sri Ram.
It consists of seven Kandas (i.e. parts or books) - comparing the seven Kandas of the epic to seven steps leading into the holy waters of Lake Manasarovar which purifies the body and the soul at once.
The seven kandas (parts/chapters) are:
1.Bal Kand 2.Ayodhya Kand 3.Aranya Kand 4.Kiskindha Kand 5.Sundar Kand 6.Lanka Kand 7.Uttar Kand