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Jagamohana Ramayana – Odia version of Ramayana

Jagamohana Ramayana is the Odia (Oriya) version of Ramayana and it was composed by Balarama Dasa. It was composed during the 16th century in Odisha (Orissa). The text is known as Jagamohana because Balarama Dasa was inspired by Lord Jagannath of Puri to write the text. Jagamohana is one among the numerous names of lord Jagannath.

The text is also referred as Mahanataka or Daskhini Ramayana by some communities in Orissa.

It is also one of the earliest attempts to translate Sanskrit Ramayana into a regional language in India.

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