This tag can be used for questions regarding the stories of itihasas i.e.,Ramayana and Mahabharata. These two are classified as Itihasas.

The meaning of the word Itihasa is It happened thus. This word is made of three dhatus iti-ha-aasa. By saying so,it is declared that the stories told in Ramayana(to be specific Valmiki Ramayana) and Mahabharata are real stories which took place once upon a time and are not any made up stories. Mahabharata which is one of the itihasas is regarded as fifth veda.

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