Lord Rama Death?
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The story of Lord Rama’s departure from this world, the great incarnation of Lord Vishnu in Hinduism, is quite interesting. Every Hindu wants to know how the great king of Hinduism, Lord Rama, finally went to another lok.
There is a mythological story behind how he went from Earth to Vishnu Lok.
Out of the three main gods of Hindu religion – Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh, many incarnations of Lord Vishnu took birth in different eras. This incarnation was taken by Lord Vishnu for the betterment of the world. A total of 10 avatars were created by Lord Vishnu, out of which Lord Rama is considered to be the seventh incarnation. This incarnation is considered to be the most famous and revered of all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu.
Many stories have been written about Lord Rama by Maharishi Valmiki, after reading which the man of Kaliyuga gets information about Shri Ram. Apart from Valmiki, the famous great poet Tulsidas has also tried to reveal the picture of Shri Ram to the human of Kaliyuga through countless poems. Temples of Lord Rama have been established in India from north to south and from east to west. Many of these temples have been built from historical point of view.
Liberation of Lord Shri Ram:
Before the liberation of Lord Shri Ram, if we look at his lifetime, then Lord Ram has ruled the earth for more than 10 thousand years. In this long finite time, Lord Rama has done many such great works, which have given a glorious history to the Hindu religion.
What was the reason that he had to leave his family and return to Vishnu Lok.
Lord Rama Death Story:
According to a legend recorded in the Padma Purana, one day an old sage arrived at Lord Rama’s court and requested him to discuss in private. Lord Rama, listening to the call of that saint, took him to a room and raised his younger brother Lakshmana at the door and said that if anyone tried to disturb the discussion between him and that saint, he would get the death penalty.
Lakshmana, following the orders of his eldest brother, left both of them alone in that room and started guarding himself outside.
That old saint was none other than Kaal Dev sent from Vishnu Lok who was sent to tell Lord Rama that his life on earth is complete and now he will have to return to his Lok. Right now the discussion was going on between that saint and Shri Ram.
Suddenly the sage Durvasa came at the door. He requested Lakshmana to go inside the room to talk to Lord Rama but following the orders of Shri Ram, Lakshman forbade him to do so. Sage Durvasa has always been known for his extreme anger, for which everyone has to bear the brunt, even Shri Ram himself.
Sage Durvasa did not back down from his words even after Lakshmana’s repeated refusal and in the end warned Lakshmana to curse Sri Rama. Now Lakshman’s concern increased even more. He was unable to understand whether to finally obey his brother or save him from being cursed. Lakshmana was very frightened on hearing the warning of sage Durvasa to curse Lord Rama and then he took a tough decision.
How did Lakshman die?
Lakshmana never wanted that anyone could harm his brother because of him. So he decided to sacrifice himself. He thought that if he did not allow Rishi Durvasa inside, his brother would face a curse, but if he went against the orders of Shri Ram, he would have to face the death penalty, this is what Lakshman thought was right.
They went ahead and went inside the room. Seeing Lakshmana obstructing the discussion, Shri Ram himself got in trouble. Now on one hand they were compelled by their decision and on the other they were helpless by brother’s love. At that time, instead of giving death sentence to his brother, Shri Ram asked him to leave the state and the country. In that era, being expelled from the country was considered equal to the death penalty.
But Lakshmana who could never live without his brother Rama even for a moment decided to leave this world. He went to the river Saryu and, wishing to get rid of the world, he went inside the river.
Lakshmana is the Incarnation of Sheshnaag:
In this way the life of Lakshmana came to an end and he moved from the earth lok to another lok. As soon as Lakshmana entered the Sarayu river(Lakshamna death place is Sarayu river),he transformed into the incarnation of Sheshnaag and went to Vishnu Lok.
Shri Ram became very sad because of his brother’s departure. Just as there is no Lakshmana without Rama, in the same way the life of Rama without Lakshmana also did not suit Lord Rama.
He also thought of leaving this world. Then Lord Rama handed over his kingdom and position along with his sons and sons of his brother and went towards the river Sarayu.
Lord Rama Death Place is Sarayu river:
Upon reaching there, Shri Ram went to the very interior of the Sarayu river and suddenly disappeared.
After a while Lord Vishnu appeared from inside the river and gave darshan to his devotees.
In this way, Shri Ram also renounced his human form and assumed the form of his real form Vishnu and proceeded towards Vaikunth Dham.