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I would like so share some of the important points from the following link http://veda.wikidot.com/ayodhya, here. It provides both historical as well Archaelogical Evidences Puranas like the Brahmanda Purana consider Ayodhya as one of the six holiest cities in Hinduism. The story of this epic has been immortalized by Valmiki and immensely popularized by ...


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When King Dasaratha decides to coronate Sri Rama as the Prince (would be king), and requests his priest Vasistha to inform Sri Rama and Sita to fast on that day, next day being the auspicious day for coronation, and follow certain rituals, Vasistha goes to Sri Rama's palace. It was mentioned in Ayodhya Kanda that all roads were cleaned with water and city ...


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The distance between Ayodhya and Valmiki Ashram is about 300 kilometers. In the Ramayana, it is mentioned that Laxman left Sita at the Valmiki Ashram and returned the same day. The author argues that at that time, it was not possible to return to Ayodhya from the Valmiki Ashram, which was 600 km away. So, on that basis author claims that Ayodhyapuri is only ...


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अष्टचक्रा नवद्वारा देवानां पूरयोध्या | तस्यां हिरण्ययं: कोश: स्वर्गो ज्योतिषाsवृत: || A.V 10.2.31 || Eight-wheeled ,nine doored , is the impregnable stronghold of the gods;in that is a golden vessel,heven going (swargaha),covered with light. - (Author William Dwight Whitney) The Atharva-Veda Sukta 10.2 is known as Brahma Prakashan Sukta it is ...


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As per The story of Manu and Shatrupa from Mangal Ramayan, where they had been doing harsh Tapasya and as a boon for it, they asked to have a child like the lord vishnu and it is said that Lord Rama and Devi Sita were a boon to their Tapasya which they had performed on the banks of river Sarayu (also present today) which flows through Ayodhya, where in the ...


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I don't have a copy of uttarkand-valmikiramayana so I can't talk about the first point however there's no mention of ayodhyapuri as such, balkand-18 talks about rama birth and it only says ayodhya. Also this argument doesn't stand anywhere. For ex: balkand-sarga6-1 where the city of ayodhya is explained It says तस्यां पुर्यामयोध्यायां वेदवित्सर्वसंग्रहः | ...


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To establish Ayodhya as place of residence of Lord Rama From Skanda Purana's Vaisnava Khanda Section 8 Ayodhya Mahatmya Chp 1 we can see boundary of Ayodhya 64-67. The holy place is situated thus[9]: Beginning from Sahasradhārā, a distance of a Yojana constitutes the eastern part. Similarly in the west too, the limit is Samata (?) up to one Yojana. In the ...


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