Shatrughna, Younger brother of Rama

Satrughna was the youngest brother of Lord Rama according to the epic Ramayana. He was also the brother of Lakshmana and Bharata. Satrughna was considered to be an incarnation of Sudarshana chakra, a divine weapon of Lord Vishnu. Satrughna was the son of the king of Ayodhya, Dasharatha and Queen Sumitra. Satrughna was married to […]

Jatayu in Ramayana | the Giant Bird which attacks Ravana while abducting Sita

In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Jatayu is the younger son of Aruṇa. His brother, Sampati, is a demi-god who has the form of a vulture and was an old friend of Dasharatha (Rama’s father). In the epic Ramayana when Jatayu sees Ravana abducting Sita, he tries to rescue Sita from Ravana. Jatayu fought valiantly with […]

Sugriva in Ramayana

In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Sugriva was younger brother of Vali, whom he succeeded as ruler of the vanara kingdom of Kishkindha. Rumā was his wife. He was son of Surya, the Hindu deity of Sun. As the king of vanara, Sugriva aided Rama in his quest to liberate his wife Sita from captivity at […]

Ashok Vatika in Sri Lanka – Present Location

Ashok Vatika was a garden in Lanka, the Kingdom of Ravana, the demon king of Ramayana times. Ashok Vatika was mentioned in several ancient scriptures like Vishnu Purana, Valmiki’s Ramayana and Ramacharitmanas written by Tulsidas, and many other noted scriptures. Ashok Vatika has garden houses around it, built by Vishwakarma himself. It was the garden, […]

Hanuman’s Role in Ramayana

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Hanuman’s role in the battle between Rama and Ravana is huge. He is the one who flies across the oceans (he is Wind’s child), locates the exact place where Sita is imprisoned and brings this information back to Rama. While within the demon fort on his quest for Sita, he sets the entire place on fire and […]

Lessons from Ramayana for all the times

The Ramayana pervades our culture life; every character has been presented to the reader in such a way that he or she can mould his or her future in a proper manner. The Lessons learnt from them are applicable to all the times and to all conditions of life. The Hero is the Embodiment of […]

The Teachings of Ramayana

The greatness of the Ramayana is clearly described in a verse which says that when the Paramapurusha, proclaimed by the Vedas, was born as the son of Dasaratha, Vedas also made their appearance in the form of the Ramayana, composed by Valmiki. This gives rise to the questions, what are the contents of the Vedas […]

Three great morals of Ramayana

Profundity by itself will be meaningless if a person is morally a bankrupt. Non-interference in other people’s affairs and no desire to possess the property held by others and to covet Wives of others are the three morals culled out from the Ramayana. A tendency exists in a man to prefer the company of women […]

Foundation for Valmiki Ramayana

Strict adherence to the principles of righteous conduct enjoined by the Vedas is the prime duty of every individual. Wealth and status should not be allowed to stand in the way of fulfilling that obligation. The epics are but annotations on the norms of Justice delineated in the Shastras, containing as they do instances of […]

Lord Rama in Foreign literary sources (by Foreign Authors)

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Ramayana was originally written in Sanskrit language and later it was successfully translated in other regional and vernacular languages in India by eminent authors and poets. The epic is the best example that has boasted each and every unique languages and it’s cultural and tradition. It is to be highly noted that the essential tale […]

Images: Ashok Vatika (Hakgala Botanical Garden – Seetha Eliya)

Here are the images of Ashok Vatika, Sri Lanka (garden in Lanka where Sita Mata held captive by Ravana) as per Ramayana.. Ashok Vatika’s present location is believed to be the Hakgala Botanical Garden, the area is known as Seetha Eliya, close to the resort city of Nuwara Eliya. The Garden is situated at the base […]

Ram Setu is real, exists & its man-made | Ramayana Bridge built by Vanarasena

An American science channel on Tuesday, 12 December 2017, restarted the debate on the Ram Setu, saying that there exists evidence suggesting that the bridge connecting India and Sri Lanka was man-made not natural. Science Channel, as part of a promo for an upcoming show titled What on Earth, has interviewed an archaeologist who says, […]

Sri Rama Vamsha Vriksha (Telugu)

Sri Rama Vamsha Vriksha (Telugu) ఇది శ్రీ రాముని వంశ వృక్షం. ఇది వశిష్టుల వారు సీత స్వయంవరంలో చెప్పినది అవ్యక్త స్వరూపమునందు పరబ్రహ్మము వుండేది ఆ పరబ్రహ్మము నుంచి “చతుర్ముఖ బ్రహ్మ” గారు వచ్చారు. ఆ బ్రహ్మ నుండి “మరీచి ” మరీచి నుండి “కస్యపుడు”(ప్రజాపతి) కస్యపుడు నుండి” సూర్యనారయణ “మూర్తి (సూర్య వంశం) “మనువు” “ఇక్ష్వాకువు”(ఇక్ష్వాకు వంశం అని కూడ అంటారు ఈయనే మొట్టమొదటి సారిగా అయోద్యా నగరాన్ని రాజధానిగా పరిపాలన ప్రారంబించాడు. […]