Questions tagged [lakshmana]

Lakshmana (Sanskrit: लक्ष्मण) is a character in Ramayana who was the brother and close companion of Rama and also considered to be an avatara of Vishnu's serpent Adishesha.

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Ages of Ramayana's characters

I have not found any specific reference in the Ramayana about: What was the age of Dasharatha when Lord Rama was born? What was the age difference amongst the four brothers (Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata ...
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Why did Laxman get injured by Indrajit's 'shakti' weapon?

In Ramayana, Indrajit was able to hit Laxman by his special weapon named Shakti. Due to this Laxman went very near to death. Now Lord Hanuman went to Himalaya & brought Sanjivani. This way Laxman ...
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Different Ramayanas

I have heard different tales of Ramayana while travelling to different parts of India. The basic story remains the same but slight differences do exist. What really concerns me is the way Ravan ...
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Why did Lord Rama and Lakshmana separate?

I know at the end of Ramayana, Lord Rama and Lakshmana separated. But what is the reason for that?
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What did Ravana say to Lakshmana?

When Ravana was dying in the battlefield after getting hit by Lord Rama, Lord Rama sent Lakshmana to Ravana. Ravana and Lakshmana had some conversation. What was it all about?
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Where does Adisesha live? In Patala loka or in Vaikuntha or underneath the earth holding it?

In Ramayana, Lakshmana went to the Sarayu river, ended life by engaging in meditation and stopping his breathing. It is said his soul went to Patala Loka. Similar to this, white snake like creature ...
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If Lakshmana Rekha is not in Valmiki's Ramayana, then where is it mentioned?

This question discusses the different versions of Ramayana available. Although, it does not discuss how the story of Lakshmana Rekha is different in these various texts. I just read a comment on a ...
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Where is it mentioned in Ramayana that Shurpanakha lost her nose?

According to Ramayana, Lakshmana cut off the nose of Shurpanakha. But how and where did Shurpanakha lose her nose?