Story of Lord Rama’s sister – Shanta

Lord Rama, Shanta and Sita

Shanta – Daughter of Dashratha Few people know that Lord Rama also had a sister, whose name was Shanta. Shanta who was daughter of King Dasharatha and Kausalya. Though Valmiki Ramayan does not mention about Rama’s elder sister. But in Mahabharata, there is a reference that Rompada, King of Anga, who was a close friend … Read more

Quiz on Ramayana – 21 Facts, How many of them you can answer?

Rama Sita and Laxmana

1. __________was the vaidya(doctor) who healed Lakshman.  Click here for details. 2.  Meghnaad was performing yagna to please the goddess ___________. Click here for details. 3. How Rama identified Vali from Sugriva, when the two brothers were fighting? Click here for details. 4. Who saved Rama and Laxman from Naagpasha? Click here for details. 5. … Read more

When Sita cursed

Rama Sita and Laxmana

One does not associate Devi Sita with curses, but according to a story, Devi herself have cursed some entities. The whole story goes as following. Preparation of shraddha for King Dashratha When Rama, Sita and Lakshman went for exile, Dasharatha passed away, as he was unable to bear the pain of separation of his sons. … Read more

The Ramayana (Rama and Ravana ) story in pictures – Yuddha Kand (10)

Rama and Ravana - The Ramayana

The final battle of Lanka and end of Ravana The end of Ravana is approaching fast. He has lost his brothers and son Indrajit  in the battle. As a true warrior, he turns up on the battle field. He starts to fight with monkeys with vigour and determination. Meanwhile Rama and Laxmana have gathered forces … Read more

The Ramayana (Rama, Ravana and Indrajit) story in pictures – Yuddha Kand (9)

Indrajit

The day of Indrajit and Laxmana As the war progresses and Ravana keeps losing his warriors, the battle of Lanka seems to be heading towards its end. This article details about how Rama and Laxmana were helped by Vibheeshana in their quest of getting Sita back. Ravana summons his mighty son Indrajit Following the advice … Read more

The Ramayana (Rama, Ravana and Hanumana) story in pictures – Yuddha Kand (8)

 Yuddha Kand and Hanumana – Part 8 In the ensuing battle, Indrajit uses Brahamastra and renders Rama, Laxmana and numerous other warriors unconscious. Hanumana, the snakat mochan, brings the mountain of heavenly herbs to the battle ground and the brothers are revived. Indrajit promises his father Seeing Ravana in a dejected state, Indrajit assures his father that … Read more

The Ramayana (Rama, Ravana and Akampan) story in pictures – Yuddha Kand (7)

Vanaras and Demons at Lanka

 Yuddha Kand and Akampan – Part 7 In this article, death of  Ravana’s sons  is detailed.  His mighty sons, Devantaka, Narantaka and Atikaya lose their lives for fighting their father’s cause. Ravana starts to worry. Ravana faints Ravana comes to know about the death of his dear and mighty brother, Kumbhkarna. They tell him that Rama subdued … Read more

The Ramayana (Rama, Ravana and Kumbhkarna) story in pictures – Yuddha Kand (6)

Yuddha Kand and Kumbhkarna – Part 6 In this article, exploits of mighty demon Kumbhkarna , brother of Ravana are detailed. Although opposed the Ravana’s action of abduction of Sita, chose to side by his brother and died the death of a warrior. Ravana is desparate after loss of so many great warriors After the death … Read more