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Previous answers presented excerpts from Shrimad Bhagvat Purana, Padma Purana and Tulasidas Ramcharitamanas. So, I am giving an answer using some other scriptures. Mentions about Rama leaving Sita is present across several scriptures. I am presenting few among them, assuming the intent of question is (just) about mention of Rama leaving Sita due to the ...


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When is their last meeting? [as per Valmiki Ramayana] Lord Rama and Hanumana met on the day when Lord Rama departed from the earth (i.e. last day of his incarnation): Having thus addressed the king of Rakshasas always obeying Raghava s command, Kakuthstha said to Hanuman "It is settled that thou shalt live forever, do thou, now observe thy promise. As ...


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Rama didn't learn the purity of Sita from the fire-test. Rama always knows about the purity of Sita. Thus witness from fire-test is immaterial for Rama. Fire-test is intended for proving chastity of Sita to others. It is evident from the following words of Rama I have been born in the illustrious family of the high-souled Ikshawkus. Sita hath been born also ...


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Maa sita's banishment is mentioned in ramcharitamanas as well. In ramcharitamanas-balkand sag tulsidas says: बंदउँ अवध पुरी अति पावनि। सरजू सरि कलि कलुष नसावनि॥ प्रनवउँ पुर नर नारि बहोरी। ममता जिन्ह पर प्रभुहि न थोरी॥1॥ सिय निंदक अघ ओघ नसाए। लोक बिसोक बनाइ बसाए॥ बंदउँ कौसल्या दिसि प्राची। कीरति जासु सकल जग माची॥2॥ I reverence the exceedingly holy city of ...


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In the Srimad Valmiki Ramayana, there are two Rakshasas by the name of Trishiras, one being the commander-in-chief of Khara’s army and the other being Ravana’s son. 1. Trishiras, a chief in Khara’s army This Trishira is introduced in the 23rd Sarga of the Aranyakanda, while describing the army of Khara that proceeds towards Rama, consequent to Shurpanakha’s ...


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Commenting on the verse, C. V. Vaidya, in The Riddle of the Rāmāyaṇa, says that the current Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa suggests Rāma had more than one wife, Sītā being the mahiṣī, the consecrated queen. According to the present Rāmāyaṇa, Rāma appears to have had many wives. Kālidāsa and later poets mention that he had one wife only (ananyajāneḥ saivāsīdyasmājjāyā ...


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That is correct. There is no mention of serving fruits after tasting them in Padma Purana as well. Following are the relevant verses 267-270. He went to the pious, glorious Śabarī. That best among Viṣṇu’s devotees, seeing Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa, went forth to greet them. Having saluted and seated them on a seat of darbhas, she washed their feet. With her mind ...


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Yes Ravana killed his sister's husband. As per this chapter of Valmiki Ramayana: Uttar Kanda: And then going to the city named Asma ruled by the Kalakayas, Ravana() slew the Kalakayas endowed with terriffic striength ;and then with his sword cut of his brother.in law, the husband of Surpanakha, the mighty Vidyujjihva possessed of terriffic strength; as that ...


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Rama is the biological son of Dasharatha. In most stories, it says that Rama was born to Kasulya because she drank some of the Payasam (sweet that is made with milk and rice) with the other wives. Agni gave them the Payasam so she and the other wives can borne some sons. For more understanding, read this.


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Scholars ascribe Adhyatma Ramayana to the period 14th-15th century. Though depicted as a part of the Brahmanda Purana, respected as a canonical work of the Vaishnavas and begun in the Tantra style of conversation between Siva Mahadeva and Parvati, scholars ascribe it to the period 14th-15th century, A.D. Nothing is known of the author, though the Rama ...


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King Dasharatha decides to perform an elaborate Vedic ritual, called Aswamedha yajna, Horse Ritual, to beget children. He being a considerate king in taking conscience of the courtiers, he discusses this aspect with the Vedic scholars and ministers of his court, beforehand. मम लालस्य मानस्य सुतार्थम् नास्ति वै सुखम् | तदर्थम् हयमेधेन यक्ष्ह्यामि इति मतिर् ...


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No. Rama is not a biological son of Dasharatha. Rama did not born from Kausalya due to the physical union with Dasharatha. The slokha you quoted is Then Dasharatha on entering palace chambers spoke this to queen Kausalya, "Receive this dessert to beget your son." [1-16-26] It says that Dasharatha offered dessert that was obtained after performing ...


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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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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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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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