Package Name: Ramayan Sites in India: Ayoddhya, Nasik, Andhra Pradesh, Kerela and Nepal too
Hanuman Garhi, is a temple in Ayodhya, where it is believed that Lord Hanuman patiently waited for his beloved Lord Rama who was in exile.
Janki Temple, is a temple of Sita in Janakpur in Nepal. Janakpur was the kingdom of Raja Janak, Sita’s father. Sita was also known as Janaki after her father Janaka.
Panchavati, in Nasik,is the place where Lord Rama along with Sita and Lakshmana lived in the forests. Panchvati comes from 2 words, Panch and Wati, meaning 5 and Banyan trees, the place with 5 banyan trees. Today, in Panchvati, you can spot one of those Banyan Trees and Sita’s Gufa, where she lived. Nasik is also the spot where Lakshmana met Supranakha and cut her nose. Therefore the name “Nasik”. Ramkund, is the pond where Sita and Rama took their dips. The waters are considered holy.
Le Pakshi is the place where Raavana after abducting SitaDevi from Pnchvati encountered Jatayu, who assumed a demi-god vulture form and attempted to save Sita. In the process he was badly injured. Later Lord Rama and Hanuman came to his rescue here and said, “ Le Pakshi” which in Telegu means – rise bird and attain moksha. There exists a large footprint which is said to be of Hanuman’s.
According to the legend, it is believed that Jatayu fell on the rocks in Chadayamangalam, 38km from Kollam district of Kerala, India after his wings were chopped off by Ravana. Formerly, the place was called Jatayumangalam. This is the place which is mostly credited to the falling place of Jatayu since rocks there holds stricking carvings of Jatayu’s beak mark during his last breath and footprints of Lord Rama.
The famous Ram Sethu bridge that Rama and his vaanar sena made remains submerged in the sea till date- and have been captured by satellite image. It connects India to Lanka. The stones from Ram Sethu have the property of floating in water!