Sumitra in the Indian Ramayana epic, was the third of King Dasaratha's three wives and a queen of Ayodhya. She was the mother of twins LakshmanaLakshmana
Lakshmana, also known as Lakshana, is one of the eight chief wives or queens... and ShatrughnaShatrughna
Shatrughna was born to the virtuous king of Ayodhya, Dasaratha, and his second wife, Queen Sumitra. Dasharatha's other two wives, Kaushalya and Kaikeyi....
She came from the ancient kingdom of Kashi. She was supposed to be the wisest of the wives of Dasaratha. She was the one to first realize that RamaRama
As of late, in the year 2007, the idea of whether Rama... was the incarnation of Lord Narayana.
She even encouraged Lakshmana to accompany Rama and serve him during his exile. There is a popular story about why twins were born to Sumitra. Dasaratha, despite having three wives had no children and none of the queens had been able to give him an heir to the Ikshvaku dynasty.
The thought of his dynasty ending with him saddened DasarathaDasaratha
Dasaratha is known as a great King of Ayodhya and as the father was Rama. He was a son of a king named Aja and his wife Indumati.. and he was very eager to have a son who would take care of the throne of Ayodhya. Guru Vasistha who was the raj (royal) purohit of Ayodhya asked the King the reason for his sadness and the King conveyed his worries about the lack of a male heir to his dynasty.
On Vasistha's request, Dasharatha did a Yagya at the end of which he gave a plate of sweets each to KausalyaKausalya
In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Kaushalya is described as the first wife of King Dasaratha, emperor of Ayodhya. She was the mother Lord Rama and she was extremely fond of him. Kaushalya had a perfect and liberal character.... and KaikeyiKaikeyi
Kaikeyi, one of the major characters of Ramayana, was the mother of Bharata... and asked them to share their plates with the third queen Sumitra. SumitraSumitra
Sumitra in the Indian Ramayana epic, was the third of King Dasaratha's three wives and a queen of Ayodhya. She was the mother of twins Lakshmana and Shatrughna... got one bite from Kausalya’s plate and one from Kaikeyi’s and thus gave birth to twins. With Kausalya and Kaikeyi each bearing one son.
Sumitra’s sons were later named by guru Vasistha as Lakshmana and Shatrughana.