Why did Raja Dashrath have 3 wives?

Why did Raja Dashrath have 3 wives?

Originally Answered: Why did King Dasaratha have three wives? ... As a Hindu, people who have told me stories when I was young, King Dasharatha did not have an heir to the throne, just a daughter, Shanta with his first wife, Kaushalya. Then he married Sumitra and Kaikeyi in the hope of having a son.

Who is the youngest queen of Dasharatha?

His capital was known as Ayodhya. Dasharatha was the son of Aja and Indumati....
SpouseKausalya Kaikeyi Sumitra
ChildrenShanta Rama Bharatha Lakshmana Shatrughna

How many sons did kaikeyi have?

Eventually they all gave birth: Kausalya to Rama, who was one half of Vishnu, Kaikeyi to Bharata who was one sixth of Vishnu and Sumitra to twins, Lakshmana and Satrughna, who were both one sixth of Vishnu. In this image, Dasaratha is seated under a white canopy.

What was Ravana's curse?

When Kubera came to know this, he cursed Ravana, that, "O Ravana, after today, if you touch any woman without her will, then your head will be cut into a hundred pieces." For this reason, daughter Sita Ravana cannot even touch you without your consent.

Who had 60000 wives?

We are aware that King Dasaratha, father of Lord Rama, had three wives,Kausalya, Kaikeyi and Sumitra.

Who killed Tadka?

Taraka (ताड़का Tāṛakā) or Tadaka or Thataka was a demoness in the epic Ramayana. Along with her children, Maricha and Subahu, Taraka would harass and attack rishis performing yajnas in the forest. They were ultimately slain by Rama and Lakshmana on behest of their teacher, maharishi Vishwamitra.

Which demon did Rama kill first?


Who killed three Jata?