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By Swami Harshananda

Lakṣmaṇa of Rāmāyana[edit]

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

Lakṣmaṇa of Mahābhārata[edit]

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.


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

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