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Bala Kanda

Bala Kanda (Sanskrit bālakāṇḍa, the book of the childhood), is the first book of the Valmiki Ramayana, which, with the Mahabharata, is one of the two great epic poems of India.


The book consists of 76 sargas, sometimes translated as chapters or cantos, of Sanskrit verse.


The Bala kanda begins with the ascetic 4) who soon enough launch into the full story:

Natal chart of Rama

One of important informations in this Book is embedded in the Chapter (Sarga) 18, Verse 8 to 11:

This day is celebrated as Ramanavami festival throughout India.[1]


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