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. It seems she took all the tiredness of her Lakshman who was serving Rama and Sita withouth sleep for fourteen years.


Some other versions show her to be a woman of character. She was known to be a great scholar. Some versions of the Ramayana portray her as a talented painter.


Ramayana by Valmiki
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Dasharatha | Kausalya | Sumitra | Kaikeyi | Janaka | Manthara | Rama | Bharata | Lakshmana | Shatrughna | Sita | Urmila | Mandavi | Shrutakirti | Vishvamitra | Ahalya | Jatayu | Sampati | Hanuman | Sugriva | Vali | Angada | Jambavantha | Vibhishana | Tataka | Surpanakha | Maricha | Subahu | Khara | Ravana | Kumbhakarna | Mandodari | Mayasura | Sumali | Indrajit | Prahasta | Akshayakumara | Atikaya | Lava | Kusha
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Janaka (Sanskrit: जनक, janaka) or Raja Janaka (राजा जनक, rājā janaka) was the king of Mithila Kingdom.
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