The Vanara demonstration has been broken by the KING'S elite military forces and blood covers the streets of a once peaceful LANKA CITY.
RAMA, LAKSMAN, SUGRIVA and his sister-in-law, TARA, must fight their way out of the encampment as they are hunted across the city. They seek refuge in unlikely places which puts everyone at risk from the searching police officers.
All this as SITA gives up hope of ever being free of RAVANA's grip on her freedom as she watches television from the PALACE the end of the Vanara's dream of freedom as RAVANA orders his son INDRAJIT to release his secret weapon: KUMBHAKARNA!!
Like many creatives who spend an obscene amount of time alone staring into monitors or drawing boards whilst our work requires our absolute attention, many of us entertain ourselves listening either to the radio, pre-recorded podcasts and music playlists.
I thought that I would share with you a few tunes that I have listened to whilst working on my project over the last two years; these contains music from my personal collection alongside contemporary music from India and South East Asia.
These playlists are grouped (as best as I could) into the relevant books of my project Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance.
The playlists are continuously changing as I edit the tracks so check back often at
The Raksasa special weapon KUMBHAKARNA looms over the remaining Vanara as they begin to turn on one another. After years of standing in other people's shadow SUGRIVA the leader of the Vanara must decide to abandon his charge for freedom or risk humiliation in the face of total destruction and certain death! In the first Issue of WAR PART 2: RAJ OF LANKA