Manthara in the Hindu epic Ramayana is the maid who convinced Queen KaikeyiKaikeyi
Kaikeyi, one of the major characters of Ramayana, was the mother of Bharata... that the throne of maharaja belonged to her son BharataBharata
He is also a younger brother of Rama and the son of Kaikeyi. His mother wanted him to be the king of Ayodhya after Dasaratha, thus she forced her husband to put the legal heir to throne, Rama, to exile. Bharat never accepted the throne and waited for his brother to return. He rather placed Rama’s sandals on the throne. and that her step-son—crown-prince RamaRama
As of late, in the year 2007, the idea of whether Rama... (the hero of the Ramayana) — should be exiled from the kingdom.
The Telugu version Sri Ranganatha Ramayanam mentioned a small story involving young Rama and MantharaManthara
Manthara in the Hindu epic Ramayana is the maid who convinced Queen Kaikeyi that the throne of maharaja belonged to her son Bharata and that her... in Balakanda. When Rama was playing with a ball and a stick, suddenly Manthara threw the ball far away from Rama.
In anger, Rama struck her on the knee with the stick and her knee was broken. This message was conveyed to king Dasharatha by Kaikeyi. The king decides to send Rama and his other sons to school. This incident makes the king think about his responsibility of educating his sons, so that they can learn and become wise.
Manthara had developed a kind of antagonism towards Rama and was waiting for an opportunity to take revenge against him. It is also said that during Rama's childhood Kaikeyi loved Rama more than Bharata and spend more time with him. This made Manthara jealous of Rama.