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Bali

Early life Bali ruled the kingdom of Kishkindha. He was famous for the boon that he had received, according to which anyone who came before him lost half his strength to Bali, thereby making him invulnerable to any enemy. Once Ravan called Bali for a fight when he was doing his regular Shiva Puja. He took Ravan in his tail and took him around all the world. Humbled, Ravan called for a truce. Before...
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Sumitra

Sumitra was the 3rd of King Dasarath’s three wives and a queen of Ayodhyā. She was mom of twins Lakshman and Shatrughn. She originated from the ancient kingdom of Kashi. She was said to be the wisest of the wives of Dasarath. She was the main one to first understand that Ram was the incarnation of Lord Narayana. She even encouraged Lakshman to accompany Ram and serve him throughout his exile....
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Kausalya

Putrakhameshti performed by Dasarath, King of Ayodhya along with his wives. Kausalya was the eldest of King Dasarath’s three wives and a queen of Ayodhya.  She was the daughter of the King of the Kosala Kingdom. She was the mother of Ram, the king of Ayodhya, upon whom the story of the Ramayana is based.
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