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¥2,500,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,500,000)
Fiscal Year 1999: ¥800,000 (Direct Cost: ¥800,000)
Fiscal Year 1998: ¥700,000 (Direct Cost: ¥700,000)
Fiscal Year 1997: ¥1,000,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,000,000)
A Scientific Research No.09610526 was carried out by Prof. OHNO Toru during past three years from 1997 to 1999 in the following procedure.
1.In 1997, the Investigator attended the International Conference twice. At the first Conference which was held at Houston, Texas, he read his research paper entitled "Burmese, Laosian and Yunnanese Versions of Rama Story". His second paper entitled " Ramayana Studies on the bas-reliefs of Prambanan and Panataran" was read at University of Djakarta, Indonesia.
2.In 1998, the Investigator was invited by the International Institute of Tamil Studies, Chiennai, as one of the Visiting Professor. He engaged intently in research of the Non-Valmiki Ramayanas written without exception in indigenous languages such as Tamil, Telugu Hindi, Bengalese and Malayalam. He attended the Ramayana Inter-national Conference held at Trinidad and Tobago in august and read his paper entitled "A Comparison of Lannathai and Laotian Rama Stories"
3.In 1999, the Investigator attended the International Conference twice. The first was held at University of Malaysia in October and the second at New Delhi India, and read his research papers entitled "A Study on the Sundanese Ramayan, Batara Rama" and "Peculiar Features of Phrommacak, Lannathai Rama Story". The Investigator has compiled his report on his research activities with the title of "A Comparative Study of Ramayanas from Southeast Asia" in March 2000.