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Is there Lakshman Rekha mentioned in Valmiki Ramayana?
The famous ‘Lakshman rekha’ is not mentioned at all in the works of Tulsidas, Valmiki, Kamban and Ezhuthachan. Kritibhasa Ojha in Oriya and the Bengali Ramayana speak of the ‘Lakshman rekha’ while Ranganath Reddy’s 13th century epic refers to seven ‘rekhas’!
In which Ramayana the concept of Laxman Rekha mentioned?
Radhey Shyam Ramayan
Radhey Shyam Ramayan mentions that the crossing of Lakshamana Rekha by Sita was done absent-mindedly by an anxious Sita only to honour the great Indian tradition of “अतिथि देवो भवः” (Atithi Devo Bhava): the guest is embodiment of a Deva (divine entity).
Is Lakshmanrekha real?
So, the Ramayana written by Maharshi Valmiki has the greatest authenticity of all other Ramayana that was written by others. The Lakshman Rekha never comes anywhere in the original epic!
Why was Laxman Rekha drawn?
The Laxman Rekha is a line drawn by Lakshmana around the dwelling he shares with his brother Rama and Rama’s wife Sita at Panchavati in the forest of Dandakarany. It is meant to protect Sita while he is away searching for Rama.
Is Ramayana true or fiction?
New research carried out by anthropological scientists from the Estonian Biocentre and the University of Delhi claims that events of the mythological epic Ramayana occurred in reality thousands of years ago.
What is Lakshman Rekha made of?
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When Ramayana was written by Valmiki?
Around the 5th century BCE, he wrote Ramayana in the form of poems in Sanskrit. Valmiki wrote about 24,000 shlokas and 7 cantos which comprised the great epic. The entire epic of Ramayana consisted of about 480,002 words.
Who composed Tamil Ramayana?
Ramavataram, popularly referred to as Kamba Ramayanam, is a Tamil epic that was written by the Tamil poet Kambar during the 12th century. Based on Valmiki’s Ramayana (which is in Sanskrit), the story describes the life of King Rama of Ayodhya.
What is the difference between Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas and Valmiki’s Ramayana?
Valmiki has used the ‘Slokas’ format in Ramayana, while Tulsidas has used the ‘Chaupais’ format in Ramcharitmanas. In fact, Ramayana is the original story of Lord Rama, while Ramcharitmanas is the retelling of the Ramayana. Moreover, Tulsidas has acknowledged Sage Valmiki in his book.
Why does Lakshman draw a line around the hut where Sita lives?
Lakshman draws a line around the hut where Sita resides. This line, which is mentioned in later regional retellings of the Ramayana and not in Valmiki’s Ramayana, is a powerful metaphor for rules. Within the Lakshman-rekha, social rules apply, and Sita is the wife of Ram. Outside it, she is just a woman for the taking.
How many chapters are there in Valmiki Ramayana?
Valmiki Ramayana consists of seven chapters or Kandas, which have been described as follows: 1 Bala Kandam 2 Ayodhya Kandam 3 Aranya Kandam 4 Kishkindha Kandam 5 Sundara Kandam 6 Yuddha Kandam 7 Uttara Kandam
What is the difference between Ramcharitmanas and Ramayan?
Ramayana was written by Sage Valmiki and consisted of 24,000 verses, which have been divided into seven Kandas (chapters). Ramcharitmanas is a reproduction of Valmiki Ramayan, which was written by Indian bhakti poet Goswami Tulsidas in the 16th century CE. It has attained as much popularity as Valmiki Ramayan.