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King Janak

Janak was king of Mithila and the daddy of Sita. Janak was also called Siradhwaja (one, who’s plough banner). Sita was present in a furrow when Janak was ploughing in a field as part of a yagna. Because of this Sita was seen as a daughter of Bhumi Devi, the goddess of our planet. Sita was raised by Janak and his wife Sunayana. When Sita was raised, Janak arranged a Swayambhara, where that he...
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Dasharath

Dasharath was a king of Ayodhya of the Ikshvaku dynasty whose life story is narrated principally in the Hindu epic Ramyana. That he was a descendant of Raghu and was the daddy of Ram, the heroic prince of the Ramyana and an Avatara of the god Vishnu based on Hindu tradition. Dasharath had three wives namely, Kaushalya, Sumitra and Kaikeyi. Ram was the son of Kaushalya, Lakshman and Shatrughna were...
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