Questions tagged [ayodhya]

The place where Lord Rama was born.

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What led to the downfall of Kingdom of Ayodhya?

Ram ruled Ayodhya for 11000 years and then left his mortal abode. What happened to Ayodhya post Ram's demise and what led to its ultimate abandon as King Vikramaditya found Ayodhya in an abandoned ...
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Where does the `real Ayodhya` lies and where does the Lord Ram born?

Recently, the Prime Minister of Nepal K.P. Sharma Oli said that the real Ayodhya lies at Thori in the west of Birgunj(in Nepal), and also he added that Lord Ram wasn’t born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. ...
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Does ayOdhya, mentioned in atharva veda, indicate the temple town or it is an esoteric reference?

Atharva Veda mentions ayOdhya. astacakra navadvara devanam purayodhya tasydm hiranyayah kotiah svargo jyotisavrtah tasmin hiranyaye kotie tryare tripratisthite tasmin yad yaksamatmanvat tad vai ...
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Do Rama's sacrifical posts still exist in Ayodhya?

The Sankalpa Suryodaya is an play by the 13th century Sri Vaishnava Acharya Vedanta Desikan. At one point in the play, a king goes around the world in a Vimana looking for a good place to meditate. He ...
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Is it true that there were roadside trees in Ayodhya according to Valmiki Ramayana?

Is it mentioned anywhere in Valmiki Ramayana that there are plants or trees on the sides of road in Ayodhya?
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Who finally had Pushpak Viman in the end? [duplicate]

After returning to Ayodhya after killing Ravan on Pushpak Viman, whom did Lord Ram gave it to ?
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Any evidence of Ram Temple in Ayodhya being destroyed before Babri Masjid? [duplicate]

I am looking for clarity on the case, argument or evidence of destruction (non-existence) of the Ram temple in Ayodhya before the Babri Masjid. That is, is there any source that talks about the ...
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Was there a Rama Temple in Ayodhya?

Was there any Rama temple in Ayodhya? Also, was Ayodhya mentioned as a pilgrimage site in any of the Puranas?