Lakṣmaṇa

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Laksmana, LakSmaNa, Lakshmana


Lakṣmaṇa of Rāmāyana

Lakṣmaṇa is the well-known hero of the Rāmāyana. He was the younger brother of Rāma.

Lakṣmaṇa of Mahābhārata

Lakṣmaṇa is also the name of Duryodhana’s son. Even he was considered as a hero. He fought with Abhimanyu several times and was ultimately killed by him on the 13th day of the Kurukṣetra war.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore