The Moment When Dasharatha Told Lord Rama About Vanavaas

Rama arrived at the palace to meet his father Dashratha and his step-mother Kaikeyi. Together with Lakshmana, he rode across the three outer courtyards of the grand palace in his chariot and then …

When Lakshmana proposed a Coup

Despite the deadly blow dealt by Kaikeyi, Rama was unmoved. His life had turned upside down but without a single lament he went about doing what had to be done to depart for the forest. He first …

When Ayodhya Faced A Depopulation Crisis

Lakshmana had walked in while Sita and Rama were having a conversation. He knew that Rama was following Dasharatha and Kaikeyi’s order and was about to go to 14 years of exile but now even Sita was …

Jatayu: The Last Stand In Ramayana

War brings death and destruction. Countless lives are lost in the process and the fallen are remembered for their valiance and determination. In the history of wars, we seldom come across …

Hanuman: The Trusted Lieutenant Of Lord Rama

As the Hindu deity known for love, compassion, devotion, strength and intelligence, Hanuman is one of the most widely worshipped Gods of this faith. Across India and beyond, countless people are …

What makes a villain ?

Every great legend has broadly two primary teachings for mankind: what to do and what not to.So is the story of The Ramayana, where Lord Rama is the propagator of good while Ravana is the best …

What Were The Boons And Curses That Led To The Ramayana?

Ever wondered why The Ramayana occurred ? Why was Lord Vishnu incarnated as Lord Rama ? And why did he have to go through untold miseries and suffering? The root cause of the occurrence of The …

Bharata

Bharata was the second son of Dasharatha and the only born of Mother Kaikeyi, the daughter of the king of Kekaye Kingdom. He was married to Mandavi, a cousin of Sita. The Ramayana portrays the four …

Here Is What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Ramayana

There are several factors that one needs to remember while setting up and leading a business. Successful businesspersons have certain traits in common such as clarity of thought, perseverance, …

When Kaikeyi asked Dashratha for her Two Boons

After brief discussions with the Parishad, Dashratha along with Sage Vashishta and the ministers unanimously decided to appoint Rama his successor. Dashratha then wanted to share this news with his …