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Encyclopedia > Urmila (Ramayana)

In Hindu epic Ramayana, Urmila was the daughter of King Janaka of Mithila and the younger sister of Sita. She was the wife of Lakshmana, the younger brother of Lord Rama. They had two sons, Angad and Dharmaketu. One version says that when Lakshmana accompanied Sri Rama for the fourteen-year exile, Urmila went into a trance and fell unconscious. She regained consciousness only after his return. Some other versions show her to be a woman of character. She was known to be a great scholar. Some versions of the Ramayana potray her to be a talented painter. Hinduism (known as in some modern Indian languages[1]) is a religion that originated on the Indian subcontinent. ... For the television series by Ramanand Sagar, see Ramayan (TV series). ... In ancient India, Janaka (Sanskrit: जनक, janaka) or Raja Janaka (राजा जनक, rājā janaka) was the king of Mithila Kingdom. ... Mithila (Sanskrit: मिथिला, mithilā) was a kingdom in ancient India. ... This article is about Sita Devi, the wife of Rama. ... Lakshaman (far left) with Rama (centre), Sita (far right) and Hanuman (kneeling) - Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna temple, Watford, England Lakshmana (Sanskrit: लक्ष्मण; IAST Lakṣmaṇa) was the brother and close companion of Rama, and himself a hero in the famous epic Ramayana. Within Hindu tradition Lakshmana is considered to be... Rama ( in IAST, in Devanāgarī) or Ramachandra is a legendary or historical king of ancient India. ...

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