Re: < Pronunciation #
BALIKE, MAHESHARAJA B. (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: I have one doubt then. Do you say 'Ramaayana' or 'Ramayana'?
: I think the word 'Ramaayana' is formed by adding two words as:
: Rama + ayana = Ramaayana
: So, if it were Ram + ayana, one should pronounce it as 'Ramayana'
: and not 'Ramaayana.' Please calrify this.
The way I have heard several South Asian Studies professors here at Cal
pronounce Ramayana is with a stress on the second 'a':
Hope this helps!