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 […]

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, […]

Pastime Places of Lord Sri Ramachandra during his Exile in Photo Gallery

pastime places of lord ramachandra

Here is a photo gallery of pastime places of Lord Sri Ramachandra during his Exile of 14 years. The photo gallery has 44 images with description on the particular event. Lord Sri Rama’s journey has started from Ayodhya and ended with Lanka. During this journey Rama visited many places along with Lakshmana and Sita Devi. […]

Eka Sloki Ramayanam, Story of Ramayana in one Slokam

Eka Sloki Ramayanam is an explanation of the story of Ramayana in a single slokam or verse. Reciting this daily will give immense pleasure and happiness. Eka Sloki Ramayana is a precised version of Ramayana which is told just in one sloka. Entire Ramayana is told in this sloka with a great spirit of literature […]

Seattle Museum exhibits Ramayana paintings

Internationally renowned Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) in Seattle (Washington, USA) is holding an exhibition titled “Many Arrows from Rama’s Bow: Paintings of the Ramayana” till December two. In collaboration with San Diego Museum of Art, this exhibition depicts “scenes and heroes of the Ramayana”. Visitors will “learn the underlying philosophical and devotional meanings of […]

Valmiki Ramayana Book with 660 Miniature Paintings, French Edition of Ramayana

French Valmiki Ramayana book with 660 miniature paintings is the most illustrated Ramayana till date. The French renditions of Valmiki’s 48,000 verses have been lavishly illustrated with 660 miniatures shortlisted from 5,000 Ramayan-inspired paintings that the Paris-based publisher, Diane de Selliers, located during a 10-year search that took her to 42 museums in 37 cities […]