Monday, September 9, 2019

Character of the Day: URMILA

(Rama and Sita marry, as do Lakshmana and Urmila,
Bharata and Mandavi, plus Shatrughna and Shrutakirt)

URMILA is Sita's sister and the wife of Lakshmana. According to legend, she stayed awake during all the years of Lakshmana's exile so that he would not have to sleep and thus could protect his brother Rama night and day without fail.

Wikipedia: Urmila

Ramayana: The legend of the goddess Nidra allowing Urmila to sleep so that Lakshmana would not have to sleep is a popular legend connected to the Ramayana. Lakshman’s wife goes to sleep

Kindle: Sita's Sister by Kavita Kane ($13)


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