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Readings from the Ramayana and Bhagavad Gita sound recording

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Data Source
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Cover design by Irwin Rosenhouse.
Introduction and text notes in English by Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, with Sanskrit text ([8] p.) inserted in original container.
Read by S.R. Ranganathan, T.M.P. Mahadevan, and Swami Nikhilananda.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence between the studio, producers, and/or performers; original cover art designs; original production materials; business records; and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information
101. Reading from the Ramayana: Chapters 31, 35, 36 of the Fifth Book known as Sundarakanda / Sanskrit
102. Brahma's Hymns: Chapter 117 of the Sixth Book known as Yudhakanda / S.R. Ranganathan. Sanskrit
201. 53rd-73rd Verses, Chapter 2 / T.M.P. Mahadevan. Sanskrit
202. 53rd-73rd Verses, Chapter 2 / Swami Nikhilananda
Publisher number
FL 9920 Folkways Records
FP 92 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Ranganathan, S.R. (Shiyali Ramamrita) 1892-1972
Mahadevan, T.M.P.
Nikhilananda, Swami
cover designer
Rosenhouse, Irwin
Uniform title
Bhagavadgītā. English & Sanskrit
Mahābhārata. English. Selections
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Phonograph records
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Local number
Folkways 9920
Folkways 92
Folkways 1045 P-92
Labor unions--Songs and music
South Asia
Restrictions & Rights
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