Rama fighting his twin sons with support from Hanuman. Coloured transfer lithograph.
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According to one of many tales concerning Rama, during a ritual ceremony of horse sacrifice, Rama is stopped by his banished sons, Lava and Kusa. After they have defeated their uncles and Hanuman, an enraged Rama goes to fight them, only then does he recognise his offspring
Rama reluctantly banished his beloved wife Sita after her abduction by Ravnana, even though she had proved her purity and was pregnant with his sons. Sita is shown at the top left corner
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