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12 Shocking Unknown Facts Of Ramayana That Were Hidden From The TV Series
Since we were children we get to hear a lot about Ramayan. We heard almost everything about lord Ram, goddess Sita, Ravan, and Hanuman. All of this was told to us by our grandparents. But even they don't know much about the unknown truth of Ramayan.
There are so many facts of Ramayan that no one exactly knows. And these are some of the interesting facts that not even your grandparents are aware of.
Read ahead to know more about the
unknown facts of Ramayan.
1. When Dashrath organised the Yagya for the birth of lord Rama he was 60 years old.
2. According to Valmiki's Ramayan there was no such incident mentioned that lord Ram lifted the bow and broke it.
3. According to Ramayan, Parshuram came when Ram was returning back to Ayodhya after swayamwar and not in the middle of the swayamwar, as it is believed.
4. Surpanakha's husband died in a fight when Ravan was away and because of that Surpanakha cursed Ravan that she will be the reason for his death.
5. Lord Brahma sent Indradev to goddess Sita with kheer and Indradev used magic to make everyone sleep in Ashok Vatika before going to goddess Sita.
6. When Ravan went to Kailash he mocked Nandi and Nandi cursed him that a monkey will become a reason for his destruction.
7. Lanka's original ruler was Ravan's stepbrother Kuber and Ravan achieved Lanka after defeating Kuber.
8. Ravan was a very learned person. He also loved to play Veena and that's why the flag of Lanka has a sign of Veena in it.
9. When Vibhishan advised Ravan to drop the idea of fighting with Ram, he said that if Ram is a human he will win Sita and if he is a God then he will gain Moksha.
10. After Sita was taken by the goddess of earth her son Kush also followed her. Lord Ram was not able to bear the loss and he also submerged himself in Sarayu river.
11. It was believed that Laxman didn't sleep for 14 years so that he can protect Ram and Sita and his sleep was shared by his wife Urmila.
This is an unknown truth of Ramayan that Urmila played a very important role in the death of Meghnath because Meghnath could only be killed by a man who hasn't slept for 14 years.
12. Laxman rekha is not mentioned in either Ramayan or Ramcharitmanas but in Lanka kanda Mandodari once insulted Ravan mentioning that he wasn't even able to cross the Laxman rekha.
So these are some of the
unknown facts of Ramayan that not many people know about. Hope you guys liked this. Share as much as you can.
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