Who was Dashratha Son of Raja Dashratha and Wives [2024] Who was Dashratha Son of Raja Dashratha and Wives [2024]

Who was Dashratha? Son of Raja Dashratha and Wives [2024]

Who was Dashrath? 

Who was Dashrath 
Who was Dashrath

As from the hindu mythology Ramayan, Dashratha was the father of Lord Shree Ram, He was the famous king of the Kosala Kingdom and Ayodhya was the capital of the Kingdom, He had 3 wives, Kausalya, Sumitra, and Kaikeyi, Dashratha Have four sons, Ram, Bharat, Laksman and Shatrugan. From All of the brothers Lord Ram was the elder and From the culture only the elder son could become the king after the father so Raja Dashratha announced  Shree Ram as New King of Kosala Kingdom.

Who was the Father of Raja Dashratha 

Dashratha was the son of Aja and Indumati and he was the Scion of Ishvaku, if we look at Hinduism, Raja Aja was the 38th king in the Solar dynasty ( suryavanshi) who was known as the descent of the Sun. Father name of Aja was Raghu, who was the famous king of the Ishvaku Dynasty, Raja Dashratha’s paternal grandfather was King Dileepa

Who was the Son of Raja Dashratha? Who was Dashratha

Who was the Son of Raja Dashratha
Who was the Son of Raja Dashratha

Raja Dashratha married with 3 queens, Kausalya, Kaikeyi, and Sumitra, and along with them, he had 4 sons, Ram, Bharata, Lakshmana, and Shatrughana. Rama was the elder son of Raja Dashratha, and Bharata was the second eldest, From the Ancient Ramayana Queen Keikeyi, did not want to see Ram as a king instead she wanted her son Bharat will become the King, So she decided to do some unethical and sent shree raam to the forest for 14 years, and demand raja dashratha to make his son Bharata as a king.

Who was the Bharata? 

Bharata was the second eldest son of Raja Dashratha and Queen Kaikeyi, Kaikeyi was the daughter of the King of Kekeya and her father’s name is Ashvapati. Bharat ruled Ayodhya when Rama was banished from his kingdom by his father. Bharat was married to Mandavi, who was the daughter of Kushadvaja, he has two sons, Taksha and Pushkala. In Kerala Bharata was worshiped as a god, Koodalmanikyam Temple is one of the few temples which are dedicated to him.

Who was the Lakshman?

Lakshmana was the youngest son of Raja Dashratha and Queen Saumitra, one of the loyalist brothers of Shree Ram who always stood for his brother Rama, also went to the forest along with Shree Ram and Mata sita, he was the twin of Shatrughan, From the Purana he described as the incarnation of shesha naga, who was a snake with multiple heads, when vishvamitra asked rama to kill the demons in the forest, Lakshmana accompanied with them and went back to mithila, He was married to Sita’s younger sister Urmila and have two sons Angada and Chandraketu.

Who was the Shatrughan? 

Shatrughan was the twin of Lakshamana, and he was a loyalist to Bharat, as from the Valmiki Ramayan he was the incarnation of Sudarshana Chakra, he was married to Shrutakirti, daughter of Janaka’s younger brother, and had two sons Subahu and Shatrughati.


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