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Places of Ramayan

Ayodhya अयोध्या

Capital city of Kosala which was rules by Rama's father, Dashratha

 

Asoka-van or Ashoka vatika अशोकवन, अशोकवाटिका

A place in Lanka where Ravana kept Sita after abduction

 

Chitrakoot or Chitrakut चित्रकूट

Forest place on banks of Mandakini river where Ram, Sita and Laxman stayed eleven years during the vanvas (exile)

 

Dandakaranya दंडकारण्य

Forest where Rama, Sita and Laxman traveled during vanvas (exile)

 

Godavari गोदावरी

River, crossing which Rama, Sita and Laxman reached Panchavati

 

Kailasa कैलास

Mountain where Hanuman found sanjivani; Abode of Lord Shiva

 

Kiskindha किष्किंधा

Kingdom ruled by Sugriva, leader of monkey tribe

 

Kosala कौशल

Kingdom ruled by Dashratha

 

Mithila मिथिला

kingdom ruled by king Janaka, Sita's father

 

Lanka लंका

Island kingdom ruled by demon king Ravana

 

Panchavati पंचवटी

Rama, Sita and Laxman's forest hut, from where Sita was abducted by Ravana

 

Prayag प्रयाग

Confluence of river Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati (presently known as Alhabad)

 

Rameshwar रामेश्वर

A place where Ram sanctified Shivlinga; One of the twelve Jyotirlinga; famous pilgrim place

 

Rishyamuk ऋष्यमूक

A mountain, where Sugriva made his abode to stay away from his brother Bali / Vali; A place where Ram and Laxman met Hanuman

 

Sarayu सरयू

River on the banks of which Ayodhya is situated

 

Sringverpur शृंगवेरपुर

A place on banks of Ganga which Ram visited during exile.