Knowing more about the figures in Ramayana Story is an exciting thing, before attending the performance of Ramayana Ballet at Purawisata Yogyakarta.
And in this article you will read a little description of Rama, so you will understand well about the performance that held every night.
Rama is the main protagonist of the epic Ramayana. He is believed to be the seventh avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu. Rama is considered to be one of the most important avatars of Vishnu.
Rama or Ramawijaya is the main character in the Ramayana story, that first became famous before Mahabarata.
Prabu Ramawijaya is the king of the kingdom of Pancawati and has another name Sri Rama, Ramayana, Ramabadra, Rama Regawa, Ramacandra.
Rama is in charge of creating prosperity in the world because he is the incarnation of the god wisnu. Rama married Dewi Sinta after a contest.
Rama is also called Ramawijaya, Sri Rama. He is is from the Ayodya Kingdom, son of Prabu (King) Dasarata, grandchildren of Prabu Banaputra.
His position as crown prince in ayodya does not mean that Rama inherited the throne of Ayodya, because in order to fulfill the demands of the goddess of kekayi to Raja Dasarata to make his son Barata become the King of Successor Dasarata.
In childhood and adolescents were educated about the virtues and magic of Bagawan Wasistha. Because of his cleverness, magic and subtlety, Sri Rama received the gift as the incarnation of Sang Hyang Wisnu who was tasked with destroying anger on the earth. Sri Rama has the character Dewi Shinta, after winning the contest attracting the Kingdom of Mantili’s Heirloom Bow (Mithiladiraja).
He is the only son of King Dasarata from Ayodya with his queen Dewi Kusalya. Ramawijaya has four other lads, including Laksmana, Barata, Satrugna, and Dewi Kawakwa.
Being the oldest son of Kausalya and Dasharatha – the king of Ayodhya, he was the righteous successor of the king. The other wife of King Dashartha conspired and Rama had to go to exile. Respecting his father’s honor, Rama started of his journey to fill the duty of being in exile for 14 years. Even though Rama had to pass many temptations, he stayed true to his virtue. He represents the perfect human, ideals without compromise.
During the big battle with Rahwana’s army, Rama was helped by Laksmana, his brother. In the battle, Laksmana killed Megananda (Indrajit) and Atikaya – two sons of Rahwana.
Besides Lakmaman, Rama was assisted by Sugriwa in fighting Rahwana. In the previous, Rama first helped Sugriwa in regaining power from the Kiskenda Goa kingdom by killing Subi’s elder brother, the elder brother of Sugriwa himself.
The dispute began when Subali Sugriwa misunderstood the war against the mahesasura and the muskus. The dispute culminated when Rahwana profiled Subali for the mistakes made by Sugriwa in order to divide Subali Sugriwa.
The weapon possessed by Rama is the famous Guawijaya arrow, which can be whatever the archer wants when he shoots it. Resi Subali died because of this magical arrow.
Rama died because of his age at Ayodya after taking office in the throne replacing Barata.