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DISCOVER THE JOURNEY OF THE RAMAYANA WITH DIANE DE SELLIERS

I have been working on this project for the past 22 years.
It took us 10 years of worldwide research to identify 5,000 images illustrating the Ramayana. We choose the most beautiful and significant ones to faithfully accompany the text, chapter by chapter.
I started working on the project right after my first trip to India in 1998.
I was convinced that the emblematic epic of the Ramayana, along with the most magnificent and pertinent illustrations – illuminated manuscripts and miniatures from the 16th to the 19th century – would prove a dazzling revelation to a wider audience.

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Valmiki’s Ramayana: the making of

Discover how Diane de Selliers decided to publish this masterpiece of Indian literature which required more than 10 years of research all over the world

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About Diane de Selliers’ publishing house

For the past 22 years, Editions Diane de Selliers, has edited and published an unparalleled collection “The Great Texts of Literature Illustrated by the Greatest Artists”

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Ouest France

Ouest France

Definitely the book of the year, a luxurious edition of the greatest Indian epic. Ouest France Hervé Bertho October 23, […]

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Steven Kossak

Steven Kossak

The Ramayana is perhaps the most beloved of Indian epics and this lavish edition pairs the text with close to […]

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Alain Juppé

Mr. Alain Juppé

A wonderful tribute to Indian culture Mr. Alain Juppé, former French Minister of Foreign Affairs, excerpt from his speech at […]

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Professor Sheldon Pollock

Professor Sheldon I. Pollock

Your jaw will fall slack when you see the grandeur of Madame de Selliers’ Ramayana. You need to go back […]

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B.N. Goswamy

B.N. Goswamy

It is truly something that needs to be savored, and celebrated. Everything in the set draws you to itself straight […]

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Professor Pramod Chandra

Professor Pramod Chandra

What is most striking is that this book appeals both to the cultivated public and the world of serious scholarship […]

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