Hindu goddess and the female protagonist of the Hindu epic, Ramayana.- Sita
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Rakshasa (a demonic creature in Hindu mythology) king of the island of Lanka, and the chief antagonist of the Hindu epic Ramayana and its adaptations.
He abducted Prince Rama's wife Sita and took her to his kingdom of Lanka, where he held her in the Ashok Vatika.
Method of marriage in which a woman chose a man as her husband from a group of suitors.
In the Hindu epic Ramayana, King Janaka proclaimed that Sita would be wed to the man who could lift and string the Shiva Dhanush (Shiva's bow), calling this feat vīrya śulka, meaning the cost to be paid by a suitor.
Celebrated as the harbinger-poet in Sanskrit literature.
The Ramayana tells the story of a prince, Rama of the city of Ayodhya in the Kingdom of Kosala, whose wife Sita is abducted by Ravana, the demon-king (Rakshasa) of Lanka.
The younger brother of the god Rama and his aide in the Hindu epic Ramayana.
When Rama married Sita, Lakshmana married Sita's younger sister, Urmila.
Rakshasas (राक्षस, IAST: : Pali: rakkhaso) lit. 'preservers' are a race of usually malevolent demigods prominently featured in Hindu mythology.
Ravana was the King of Lanka. He was the commander of the Rakshasas. He was the immortal enemy of Rama, the hero of the Ramayana. In the Mahabharata (Book III: Vana Parva, Section 271 ff.), the Sage Markandeya recounts the story of how Ravana kidnapped Rama's wife Sita and whisked her off to his stronghold Lanka. Rama, aided by the King Sugriva and his army of Vanaras, laid siege to Lanka, slew Ravana, and rescued Sita.
Kusha or Kusa or Kush (Sanskrit: कुश) and his twin brother Lava were the children of Rama and Sita.
Lava (लव) and his twin brother Kusha, were the children of Rama and Sita.
Name given in Hindu epics to the island fortress capital of the legendary asura king Ravana in the epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Many of the references to Lanka in the Mahabharata are found in sage Markandeya's narration of the story of Rama and Sita to the king Yudhishthira, which narration amounts to a truncated version of the Ramayana.
State in eastern India.
Sita, a daughter of one of the Janaks of Mithila is mentioned as the consort of Lord Rama, in the Hindu epic Ramayana, written by Valmiki.
Indian city and the district headquarters of the Sitamarhi district in the Mithila region of Bihar and is a part of the Tirhut Division.
A temple dedicated to Sita, the main subject of the epic Ramayana, is located at Punaura Dham Sitamarhi.