In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Mandavi is the eldest daughter of King Kushadhwaja and Queen Mālāvatī. She is the wife of Bharata, a
|Parents||Kushadhvaja (father), Mālāvatī (mother)|
|Children||Taksha, Pushkala (sons)|
|Dynasty||Raghuvamsha (by marriage)|
younger brother of Rama.
Princess Mandavi has a younger sister, Shrutakirti. Mandavi is married to King Dasharatha's second son, Bharata. They have two sons, Taksha and Pushkala.
She used to take care of her in-laws, along with her sister Shrutakirti, when her cousin Sita, when her brothers-in-law Rama and Lakshmana were exiled, and Urmila slept in the place of her husband.