Ram Navami 2018: Unknown Facts about Lord Sri Rama

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Ram Navami 2018: Unknown Facts about Lord Sri Rama
Ram Navami 2018: Unknown Facts about Lord Sri Rama

New Delhi : Rama Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of god Rama. He is particularly important to the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism, as the seventh avatar of Vishnu.

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Unknown Facts about Lord Rama

- Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of the God Vishnu.

- Lord Ram was born in Treta Yuga.

- Maharshi Vashishtha has given him this name "Rama".

- Lord Rama lived on the earth before 1.2 million years ago.

- Lord Rama's name has been taken from "Beeja Aksharas". "Ra" is from Agni Beeja and "Ma" is from Amrutha Beeja.

- According to Valmiki’s Ramayana, he is known as "Maryada Purushottam" while according to Tulsidas's Ramcharit Manas, he is known as "God".

- His name comes at the 394th place in Vishnu Sahasranama.

- Lord Ram ruled over Ayodhya for 11000 years. This time is also known as "Ram Rajya".

- Lord Rama’s bow was so much powerful that it could destroy the whole army.

- At the age of 27 years only, Lord Rama had to go into excile.

- It is said that white stripes on squirrel are fingerprints of Lord Rama.

- At the end of his life, Lord Rama had taken Jal Samadhi in the Sarayu River to reach Vaikuntha.

- According to Valmiki’s Ramayana, the portray of Lord Rama breaking bow in Sita’s Swayamvar is not included while in Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas, this fact has been included.

- He fought with Jambavantha as the avatar of Lord Krishna.

- When Lord Rama was leaving for Vaikuntha, he took many people (soul) from Ayodhya with him.

- Indra Dev had sent a chariot as gift when Lord Rama was fighting with Ravana.

- Lord Rama’s best devotee was Hanuman.

- Lord Ram has accepted the 14 years of exile for his father.

- Lord Rama love Sita with heart and soul.

- Lord Rama’s wife name was Sita (Here name was also Vaidehi).

- During the exile, Lord Rama relived the Kambadh from the curse and he suggested Lord Rama to do friendship with Sugreev.

- Lord Rama intended to use Brahmashtra two times, once on Jayanta and second time on God of Sea (Sagar).

- The victory of Lord Ram over demon Ravana is known as Dussehra.

- After killing Ravana, when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya, people lit the diyas. After that Diwali celebration starts every year.