Brahma and Indra with all the Devas came to thank Rama for killing Ravana and sang praises of Rama’s greatness. From the heaven, Dashratha came and greeted him to say that with my mind clouded by the mortal Maya,
Category: Ramayana – The Epic Story
Ramayana – The Epic Story.
The Ramayana is one of the great Hindu epics. It is ascribed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu literature (smṛti). It depicts the duties of relationships, portraying ideal characters like the ideal father, the ideal servant, the ideal brother, the ideal wife, and the ideal king. The Ramayana consists of 24,000 verses in seven books (kāṇḍas) and 500 cantos (sargas), and tells the story of Rama (an avatar of the Hindu supreme-god Vishnu), whose wife Sita is abducted by Ravana, the king of Lanka (current day Sri Lanka).
Mandodari requested Ravana at night to save the clan by going to Rama and seeking his benevolence. He is the incarnation of the God of the universe. He is all powerful, she said.
Lakshman went to Indrajit and challenged him. When Indrajit came out of the Devi’s cave, the monkeys bit and scratched him and threw impure substances in the sacrificial fire so that he could not perform the yagna.
On his way while flying towards the Himalayas, Hanuman saw a sage engrossed in meditation. He was very thirsty so he stopped when he saw a pond of clear water at the ashram of the sage.
With permission from Rama, Lakshman attacked the brave Indrajit and they fought a mighty duel. When Indrajit realized he was not able to overpower Lakshman instead he was getting tormented by him,