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Ravan

Ravan – King of Lanka Rishi Shringi guided Dasaratha on the performance of the Putrakameshti Yagnyam. At that time all the devas, gandharvas etc who assembled their on invitation, discussed...
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Lakshman

Lakshman was son of Sumitra second wife of King Dashrath of Ayodhya . Within a number of Hindu traditions Lakshman was considered to be an avatar, in a secondary form to Ram’s main appearance....
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Maricha

Maricha was the son of Suketu in Valmiki’s version. He also had a sister named Tataka. In some versions, he was said to be Tataka’s son. He played a small but important part in the...
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Mandodari

Mandodari was the Queen Consort of Ravan, the demon king of Lanka. Mandodari was the daughter of Mayasura, the King of the Asuras (demons), and the apsara Hema. When Mandodari was born, her...
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Mandavi

Mandavi was the daughter of Kushadhwaja, a brother of King Janaka of Mithila and hence a cousin of Sita. She was the wife of Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Ram. They had two sons, Taksha...
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Luv and Kush

Lava or Luv and his twin brother Kush, were the children of the Lord Ram and his wife Sita. Lava or Luv and Kush Birth and childhood After Sita had been banished from the kingdom of Ayodhya due...
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Jambavan

Jambavan also known as Jamvanta, Jambavantha, Jambavat, or Jambuvan the King of the Bears,), immortal to all but his father Vishnu. In the Valmiki Ramyan however, he was described as being a...
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Kumbhakarn

Kumbhakarn was a rakshasa and brother of Ravan. Despite of his monstrous size and great hunger, he was somewhat described of having a good character, though he killed and ate many sages just...
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Bharat

Bharat was the second of the four sons of King Dasrath king of Ayodhya. His mother Kaikey was the daughter of Kekeya Kingdom. He was the husband to Mandavi, daughter of King Janaka’s brother...
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Jatayu and Sampati

Jatayu In the Hindu epic Ramayan, Jatayu was the son of Aruṇa and nephew of Garuda. A demi-god who had the form of a bird, he was an old friend of Dasharath (Ram’s father) who tried to...
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