Biographical historical fiction that takes the reader across India during the last decades of the British Raj.
From a girlhood among Hindu shrines to widowhood and Christian conversion, Rama seeks her destiny. Is it only to educate Hindu widows? Or does God have a larger plan in mind?
Rama’s Labyrinth traces the life of Pandita Ramabai, a social reformer who rose above personal adversity to rescue and educate famine victims.
Sandra writes historical fiction about courageous women who overcame discrimination. She also writes a weekly blog with entries relating to history, her travel experiences, and other topics that catch her attention. For more information about Sandra, visit her website www.sandrawagnerwright.com
Rama died in 1922, a year after her beloved daughter. Rama's final work, the colloquial Marathi translation of the complete Bible was published in 1924. Born in the western Ghat mountains, Rama spent her life traveling spiritually, physically, and emotionally. Her legacy is Mukti Ashram, still caring for widows and orphans. This is the last book bubble for Rama's Labyrinth. I hope you enjoyed the journey. As I writer, I found Rama an inspiring individual. Namaste.
Rama's Labyrinth: A Biographical Novel (Women of Determination and Courage)
Dear God, I’m tired. Rama leaned against a pile of pillows and wheezed. She hadn’t gotten a good breath for months. It was hard to believe how she and Srinivas had walked all over India with no ill effects. Well. Not until cholera had taken him. And whatever this is will take me. Have I done everything? The angel said to put things in order, and she had. Lissa will take care of everything. Reverend Hume will preach at the funeral. There’s nothing left to do but say goodbye. Rama’s eyes fluttered.