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10 Lesser Known Facs about Ramayana.

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Ravana was a devotee of Lord Shiva. To impress god, he sacrificed his head. This happened ten times after which Lord Shiva gave him every one of those heads

As indicated by Valmiki's Ramayana, Lord Rama was an extraordinary Human being. ,but in Rama Charit Manas, Tulsidas Reffered him as god.

Laxman didn’t sleep at all during the 14 years of exile in an effort to guard Rama and Sita. This is the reason he’s known as Gudakesh, the man who’s defeated sleep.

Hanuman covered himself with sindoor to keep Lord Rama safe. That’s the reason he’s called Bajrang Bali

Sita had broken the shiv dhanush ( Lord Shiva's bow) during her childhood. That’s the reason King Janak put the condition of breaking the bow at Sita’s swayamvar.

The white stripes on a squirrel’s body are given by Lord Rama.

 At the point when the monkeys were making Ram Setu, a squirrel attempted to help them. The monkey's made fun it, however master Rama was inspired with its devotion. Ram patted the back of squirrel and the white stripes appeared as his finger prints

Laxman has killed three sons of Ravana - Meghnad, Prahast and Atikay.  

Nandi, the bull, had cursed Ravana that the monkeys will become a cause of  his destruction.

While Lord Rama is known to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu, Laxman is considered to be an avatar of Sheeshnaag, the serpent associated with Vishnu.  

Kuber, god of wealth, had constructed Lanka for himself. However, he was overthrown by his half brother, Ravana. 

posted May 26 by Shruthi Naik

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