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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 description is given in Valmiki Ramayan: Aranya Kanda: Sarga 46: तदा आसाद्य दशग्रीवः क्षिप्रम् अंतरम् आस्थितः | अभिचक्राम वैदेहीम् परिव्राजक रूप धृक् || ३-४६-२ श्लक्ष्ण काषाय संवीतः शिखी चत्री उपानही | वामे च अंसे अवसज्य अथ शुभे यष्टि कमण्डलू || ३-४६-३ परिव्राजक रूपेण वैदेहीम् अन्ववर्तत | Quickly taking hold of intervallic ...


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The SB version of Rama's story is in very short form: O King Parīkṣit, the transcendental activities of Lord Rāmacandra have been described by great saintly persons who have seen the truth. Because you have heard again and again about Lord Rāmacandra, the husband of mother Sītā, I shall describe these activities only in brief. Please listen. ~ ŚB 9.10.3 ...


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Ravana was not a vegetarian according to his own words to Sita Ravana listening to Seetha's words which were harsh thereafter replied to Seetha unpleasant words which are seen to be pleasant. "In whatever way gentle language is used to women in that way they will be under control. In whatever way men speak dear words, in that way they will be ...


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Ravana told the reason for not forcing Sita to Mahaparsva. The reason is the fear of the curse received by him from Brahma that the his(Ravana's) head will break into hundred pieces if he tries to force a woman for pleasure. This can be clarified from the statements of Ravana in the following passage from Valmiki Ramayana. Appreciating the words spoken ...


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Contrary to popular belief, Ravana was not a brAhmana, but a kshatriya. 1) Sri Hanuman attacks demons in Sundara Kanda. After the death of Akshaya, another son of Ravana in the hands of Sri Hanuman, Ravana orders Indrajit to proceed to the battle field. न खल्वियम् मतिः श्रेष्ठा यत्त्वाम् सम्प्रेषयाम्यहम् | इयम् च राजधर्माणाम् क्षत्रियस्य मतिर्मता || ५-...


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Yes. Bhagavatam gives clear direction of 24 Avatars in Canto 1 Chapter 3. A spiritual seeker should always remember the difference between BRAHMAN and BRAHMA, viz while Brahma is one of the Trinities, BRAHMAN referred to in Vedas and Upanishads refer to the Sachidananda swaroop of the Formless & Supreme Tatva - " SATYAM GNAANA, ANANTAM BRAHMA, who is ...


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Klaus K. Klostermaier's A Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism has the following traditional dates for Hindu scriptures starting with the Vedas. Chronology The chronology of Ancient India up to the time of Buddha is at present the focus of fierce scholarly debates. The majority of Indian scholars assume a date of 4000 BCE for the Ṛgveda, rejecting ...


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Sri Rama reached Ayodhya in Chaitra month ( March-April), but not on Kaartika Amavasya. The vanaras sent in Southern direction in Sarad Ritu (September - October) lost their way and enters in a Big cave and finally reach a big mansion. After coming out of that cave and reaching Ocean, they found that much time was lost and already Vasanta Ritu - Spring ...


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Many scholars/devotees of Sri Rama declared different route maps, depicting Sri Rama's journey during the exile period of 14 years. a) The most popular one was pasted below. b) In Southern India, it was strongly believed that Sri Rama spent 3 years, after roaming in Dandaka Forest for 10 years, near Parnasala at Bhadrachalam in Telangana State of India. ...


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I think the earlier answer, the OP is referring to, gave a slight different meaning of the sloka from Aranya Kanda of Ramayana, in which Sampati describes his journey to Sun, along with his brother. That is why a confusion arose. Go through the meaning of the sloka from a different site. https://www.valmikiramayan.net/utf8/kish/sarga58/...


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Originally The Purusha Sukta describes the Almighty God as having 1,000 ( Unlimited) eyes.(hymn 10.90 of the Rigveda). Later versions in other Vedas have some variations. (interpolations) ōm sahasraśīrṣā puruṣaḥ sahasrākśaḥ sahasrapāt, sa bhūmiṁ viśvato vṛtvā'tyatiṣṭaddaśāgulam. Thousand-headed is the Purusha, thousand-eyed and thousand-legged. ...


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