Retracing Sita and Rama’s Journey

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A long time ago, a good prince, his loving wife, and his loyal brother went on an extraordinary adventure into the wild. They faced challenges, met wise people, and set an example for us. Now, we follow their path.

Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Prayagraj is where Rama asked a wise sage for advice during his exile. After returning from Sri Lanka, he visited the sage again before going to Ayodhya.

Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

Ayodhya is where Rama was born. It has many temples and historic places connected to his story. If you want to follow Rama and Sita’s journey, this is a must-visit place.

Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh

Chitrakoot was important during their exile. Rama, Sita, and Laxmana lived there for a long time. They met a wise woman named Anusuya Devi, who taught the importance of devotion to one’s spouse.

Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh

Lepakshi is where a brave bird named Jatayu tried to rescue Sita from Ravana but lost the battle. It told Rama and Laxmana what happened and guided them toward Lanka

Panchavati, Nashik

Panchavati was a peaceful place where Rama, Sita, and Laxmana stayed. It’s famous because Laxmana cut off the nose of a demoness named Surpanakha there.

Kishkindha, Karnataka

Today, Kishkindha is known as Hampi. It’s where Rama met Sugriv, a monkey king who helped him in the battle against Ravana.

Ashoka Vatika, Sri Lanka

Ashoka Vatika, now the Sita Amman Temple in Sri Lanka, is where Ravana kept Sita captive. There, you can see the big footprints of Hanuman, who destroyed Ashoka Vatika.

Talaimannar, Sri Lanka

This is where the big battle of the Ramayana took place. Rama defeated Ravana and saved Sita. They then went to Ayodhya and Diwali, a famous festival, was born.