Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
8Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
LORD SRI RAMA (in a nutshell)

LORD SRI RAMA (in a nutshell)

Ratings: (0)|Views: 446 |Likes:
Published by bhargavasarma
Sri Rama is the embodiment of dharma and protector of dharma. He is the foremost and greatest among the knower of dharma. ! Ramo Vigrahavaan Dharmah! It means Rama is an epitome, a personification, a manifestation of Dharma. Rama is the very embodiment of righteousness. It was as if righteousness itself had incarnated on earth. Dharma and Rama are inseparable.
Sri Rama is the embodiment of dharma and protector of dharma. He is the foremost and greatest among the knower of dharma. ! Ramo Vigrahavaan Dharmah! It means Rama is an epitome, a personification, a manifestation of Dharma. Rama is the very embodiment of righteousness. It was as if righteousness itself had incarnated on earth. Dharma and Rama are inseparable.

More info:

Published by: bhargavasarma on Mar 21, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOCX, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

04/04/2014

pdf

text

original

 
 
 
Lord Sri Rama
 
(in a nutshell)
 
Moola Roopa
 
Sri ManNaaraayana (Maha Vishnu)  Avathara Sri Ramaavathara
 Paripoorna Manushya Avathara
 Number in Dasavathara
 
7th among Dasavatharas of Lord Vishnu Purpose of Avathara
 
Dushta Sikshana, Sishta Rakshana, Dharma Samsthapana  Yuga (era/period)
 
24
th
 Thretha Yuga in Vaivaswatha Manvanthara (approx. 20 million yrs ago) Contemporary Vishnu  Avathara
 
Lord Parashurama Longevity of Ramaavathara
 
13000+ years Date of Birth
 (as per Lunar calendar) Uttarayana
 Vasantha Ruthu
 Chaithra Masa - Sukla Paksha - Navami thithi (lunar day) Birth Star Punarvasu (4th charana) - Karkataka Raasi Place of birth  Ayodhya (on the banks of Sarayu River)  Varna Kshathriya Dynasty Surya Vamsa
 Ikshvaku Dynasty Moola Purusha of Ikshvaku dynasty  Vaivaswatha Manu, son of Sun God (Vivaswatha) Lineage of Sri Rama
 
 Vaivaswatha Manu, Ikshvaku, Kakutstha, Raghu, Aja, Dasaratha, Rama
 
Other key persons in the lineage
 
Harischandra, Sagara, Bhagiratha Great Grandfather (paternal)
 
Grandparents (paternal) Parents
 
Step Mothers
 
 
Raghu (Raghu Vamsa)
 
King Aja and Indumathi
 
King Dasaratha & Kausalya Devi
 
Kaikeyi and Sumithra
 
 
Name of the Yajna performed  by Dasaratha for progen
 
Sri Puthra Kameshti Yagam Brothers of Lord Sri Rama
 
 
Bharatha (born to Kaikeyi)
 
Lakshmana & Sathrughna (twins born to Sumithra)  Avatharas of Brothers
 
 
Lakshmana
 
Bharatha
 
Sathrughna  Aadi Sesha Sudarshana (Chakra) Panchajanya (Shanku)  Vidya Guru Sage Vasishta and Sage Viswamithra Number of wives (spouse) Only one (Eka Pathni Vratha) Name of his consort Goddess Seeta Devi (foster daughter of Janaka Maharaja) - Avathara of Goddess Lakshmi, also known as Janaki, Vaidehi. Found in the earth while ploughing. Mode of marriage
 
Swayamvara breaking the Shiva Dhanus Consorts of his brothers:
 
Lakshmana
 
 
Bharatha
 
 
Sathrughna
 
Uurmila Mandavi Sruthakeerthi Progeny of Sri Rama
 
Two sons Lava and Kusha (Twins) (born in Sri Valmiki Ashram) Kingdom & capital Koshala Desa
 Ayodhya (Sapthapuri)  Aayudha (key weapon) Dhanurbhana (Bow and Arrow) Lord
Sri Rama’s exile…
 
14 yrs
spent in exile to fulfill his father’s
 boon given to his step Mother Kaikeyi, during which period moved in Dandakaranya, Kishkindha etc. met Hanuman on Rishyamooka Parvatha, killed  Vaali; went to Lanka crossing the ocean to kill Ravanasura and to bring back Sita Devi. Person responsible for exile
 
Kaikeyi (step mother) provoked by the preaching of her maid servant Manthara
 
 
 Where did Lord Sri Rama meet Hanuman for the first time
 
Sri Rama met Hanuman for the first time on Rishyamooka Hills in Kishkindha (currently believed to be Pampa Kshetra near Hampi) Bridge constructed by Sri Rama to cross the ocean
 
Rama Sethu (constructed with the help of  Vanaras led by Nala) near Rameswaram Ending of Avathara
 
 After a long rule of 13000 years, Lord Sri Rama ended his Avatara in Ayodhya and returned to his abode Vaikunta as per the desire and request by Brahmaadi Devathas  Who instigated Sri Rama to end His avathara Lord Rudra as per the directions of Lord Brahma Pouranic references to
Sri Rama’s story…
 
“Charitam Raghunathasysa Sathakoti Pravistharam”
 
Lord Sri Rama’s story we find in an
epic called Ramayana (Rama + Aayana). Aayana means journey; Ramayana means the  journey of Lord Sri Rama. Originally the story of Sri Rama is said to be a composition of 100 crores slokas called Moola Ramayana narrated by Lord Hayagreeva to Lord Brahma who in turn narrated to Sage Narada who in turn narrated to Sage Valmiki. Popularly we
find Sri Rama’s story from the works of
Sage Valmiki called Valmiki Ramayana  which was a condensed version of Moola Ramayana comprising of Six Kaandas. Primary source to the story of 
 
Lord Sri Rama
 
 
Moola Ramayana (one billion slokas)
 
 Valmiki Ramayana (24000 slokas)
 
Mahabharatha Taatparya Nirnaya (Sri Madhvacharya)  We also find reference to the story of Sri Rama in Vishnu Purana and SriMad Bhagavatham. Other literary sources on Lord Sri Rama  Ananda Ramayana, Aadhyatma Ramayana, Tulsi Ramayana (Rama Charita Manas), Kamba Ramayana, Sri Ramayana Darshanam (Kannada), Molla Ramayana; Sri Ramayana Kalpa Vruksham etc.

Activity (8)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
Ramesh DA liked this
astrokpm liked this
pbrajan25 liked this
Vmmy17 liked this
jimjankatt4430 liked this
jimjankatt4430 liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->