Ashok Vatikain Sri Lanka

Ashok Vatika in Sri Lanka

Hanuman Encounters Sita in Ashok Vatika, bazaar craftsmanship, mid 1900's.


Ashok Vatika was a patio nursery in Lanka, that was situated in the Kingdom of the Rakshasa ruler, Ravana, as referenced in the Vishnu Purana and Hindu epic, Ramayana of Valmiki, and every single ensuing adaptation, including the Ramacharitamanas composed by Tulsidas, where it discovers notice in the Sundar Kand. The Vatika has garden houses around it, worked by Vishwakarma himself  

It was, where Sita, the spouse of Rama was held hostage by Ravana, after her kidnapping, likewise on the grounds that she wouldn't remain in Ravana's royal residence, and wanted to remain under the Ashoka tree, subsequently the name. It was here that Ravana's significant other Mandodari came to meet her and furthermore where Hanuman met her out of the blue, and distinguished himself with the finger ring of Rama.

 Ashoka tree (Saraca asoca) regularly known as Sita-Ashok attributable to its association with the Ramayana

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