Ram, aka: Raṃ; 4 Definition(s)
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Ayurveda (science of life)
Raṃ; the seed-syllable for fire. Raṃ is a Pitta increasing mantra.(Source): Google Books: Exploring Mantric Ayurveda
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Ram (रम्).—Augment र (ra) inserted after the vowel अ (a) of the root भ्रस्ज् (bhrasj), when the letter र् (r) which is already present in भ्ररुज् (bhraruj) (before अ) and the penultimate स् (s) are dropped; the result is that the word भर्ज् (bharj), in short, becomes substituted in the place of भ्रस्ज्ः (bhrasjḥ) cf. भ्रस्जो रोपधयो रमन्यतरस्याम् (bhrasjo ropadhayo ramanyatarasyām) P.VI. 4.47, and भ्रस्जो रोपधयोर्लोप आगमो रम् विधीयते (bhrasjo ropadhayorlopa āgamo ram vidhīyate) as Bharadvajiya Varttika thereon.(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
General definition (in Hinduism)
“Raṃ” is the bīja-mantra for agni or tejas, (“fire”).(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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Parables of Rama (by Swami Rama Tirtha)
Story 203 - Saint Kabir and one of his disciples < [Chapter XXXVI - Universal Unity]
Story 226 - The battle of Meghnath with Lakshmana < [Chapter XLI - Purity]
Story 163 - Vedanta in Everyday Life < [Chapter XXVI - Vedanta]
A Collection of Popular Tales from the Norse and North German (by Peter Christian Asbjørsen)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 324: Cammasāṭaka-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Jataka 115: Anusāsika-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 227: Gūtha-Pāṇa-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)