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Ramdarbar Handcrafted India Gods Brass Statue Rama Sita Lakshmana Hanuman 7"

Ramdarbar Handcrafted India Gods Brass Statue Rama Sita Lakshmana Hanuman 7"

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Brass Ram Darbar Murti Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lord Lakshman and Lord Hanuman

The Ramdarbar is the name given to the group of figures who appear in the Ramayana, one of the most popular stories in the Hindu tradition. The figures are Rama, Sita, Lakshmana and Hanuman.

Rama and Sita.

Rama which means 'one who permeates and who is present in everything and everyone' is the seventh avatar of Vishnu. Sita is also regarded as an avatar of the goddess Lakshmi, consort of Vishnu. When Vishnu took on human form as Rama, Lakshmi took on human form as Sita.

The Ramayana, one of the most popular stories in the Hindu tradition, tells of Rama's exploits. As a young prince he performs heroic acts and in due course wins Sita as his wife after succeeding in bending a great war bow. Cheated of his rightful role as successor to his father the king, he goes off into exile. Sita and his brother Lakshmana insist in going with him. One day Sita is kidnapped by the ten-headed demon Ravana and carried off to his stronghold in the island of Lanka. Helped by Hanuman, Rama eventually defeats Ravana and his army in battle and rescues Sita. They then return to their kingdom where Rama is given his rightful place as king.

Rama is the model of reason, right action and commendable virtues. He is often depicted with a tall conical cap which symbolises his royal status.

Sita and Rama are the model wife and husband in the Hindu tradition.

Lakshmana was a half brother to Rama. He accompanied Rama and Sita in their exile, and shared their struggles. In the great battle with Ravana, Lakshmana was fatally wounded but was restored to health when Hanuman brought to the battle field the mountain on which grew special healing herbs.
Hanuman, is particularly associated with the Ramayana, the story of Rama and Sita. In the story, Sita, Rama's wife, is kidnapped by the evil, ten-headed demon Ravana who carries her off to his fortress in the island of Lanka. At great risk to his own safety, Hanuman finds Sita and then returns to help Rama build a bridge over to the island to rescue Sita. During the ensuing battle, Rama's brother Lakshmana was fatally wounded. Hanuman was sent to fetch healing herbs which grew on a particular mountain. Unable to identify the herbs, he uprooted the whole mountain and brought it back to the site of the battle thus saving Lakshmana's life. Images of Hanuman often show him holding the mountain in his hand. As a model for human devotion to God, he is often depicted with paws brought reverently.

Hanuman is also regarded as a god in his own right and as the son of the wind god he is able to fly and change shape at will. He is one of the few gods without a consort. 

HXLXW: 7" x 5.20" x 2.25"

Weight: 2.4lb

Made in India

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