Kishkindha Kanda in Ramayana

Kishkindha Kanda is the fourth chapter of Valmiki Ramayana, and it describes the meeting between Lord Rama with the Vanaras. The ancient Kishkindha is believed to have been situated in the present place of Hampi in Karnataka. Ancient Kishkindha kingdom contains full of natural beauty, surrounded with holy trees, and various kinds animals were also […]

Sundarakanda | Sundara Kandam in Ramayana

Lord Hanuman

Sundarakanda (Sundarakandam) is one of the chapters in the great epic Ramayana. It was written in Sanskrit by Maharishi Valmiki, who has written the entire epic Ramayana. In SundaraKandam, the great tasks performed by Lord Hanuman were mentioned and also the various good qualities of Hanuman like his selflessness nature, obedience, confidence, great strength, 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 […]

Rama Rajyam | Rama Rajyam Mahatmyam | Importance of Rama Rajyam in Present Time

Most of the Hindus are aware about the Vishnu Avatar Lord Rama, and about his holiness, greatness and divinity. He has ruled his kingdom of Ayodhya successfully for 11,000 years, along with the help of his brothers, the great Hanuman and his ministers. Throughout his rule, he gave correct judgement, and didn’t commit any mistakes […]

Important Aspects of Ramayana

Among all other Hindu epics, Ramayana is considered as the great epic, since it contains lot of twist and turns. We can also learn lot of good things from this holy epic, like showing kindness to others, embracing the servants, respecting father and mother, excellent management, special bondage with brothers etc., and etc. In this […]

Uttara Kanda in Ramayana

UttaraKandam is the seventh Kandam in Ramayana. In this chapter, the details about the union of Lava and Kusha with Rama, and the disappearance of Ma Sita inside the earth etc., were mentioned. Once while Rama had heard about the derogatory remarks made by the Ayodhya people about Ma Sita, from his attendants, he immediately […]

Yuddha Kanda in Ramayana

Yuddha Kanda is the sixth chapter in Ramayana, and in this chapter, the war between Rama and Ravana was mentioned in detail. After meeting Ma Sita, Lord Hanuman explained it in detail to Rama, and Rama had decided to build a bridge from Dhanushkoti to Sri Lanka. He made several commands to the Vanaras and […]

Sri Rama’s war with Lava & Kusha

Sri Rama’s war with Lava & Kusha is an important incident in Ramayana. The story of Rama – Lava Kusha battle is mentioned in Padma Purana’s Pathala Khanda.. Sri Rama requested sage Agastya to tell about the means by which he could become liberated from the sins of killing brahmins. Sage Agastya advised him to […]

Itihasa | Itihasas in Hindu Scritpures

Itihasa means legend, and it tells about the details of the ancient sages, kings and the deities. Ramayana and Mahabharata are mainly considered as Itihasas. Teachings and life history of the holy sages are also mentioned in that. The Ramayana tells us the story of Rama and about its greatness, whereas the Mahabharata tells us […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lord Sri Ram’s Life & Journey: in brief

Lord Rama

Ram’s personal life and his journey is one of the best examples of perfect adherence to dharma even though he had to face many harsh tests of life plus his good and bad time. He depicted as the perfect human and the ideal man. It is to be highly noted that for the sake 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 […]

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, […]

Karnataka Muslim girl tops Ramayana Exam

Karnataka Muslim girl tops Ramayana Exam..Here’s a good example of religious tolerance in a district often troubled by the lack of it -Fathimath Rahila of Puttur has secured the first place in the Ramayana Exam. The class 9 student from a Muslim family got 93% to be the Puttur taluk topper in the examination, conducted […]

Indonesia showing Hindu Ramayana inspired art exhibition

National Gallery of Indonesia (Galeri Nasional Indonesia) in Jakarta is currently holding an exhibition of digital artworks inspired by ancient Hindu text Ramayana. This solo exhibition of Spanish artist Nonia de la Rosa reportedly contains 25 digitally painted pictures and shall run till July 14. She came across Ramayana during her 2012 journey to India, […]