Shrutakirti
Ramayana character
Marriage of Shrutakirti and her 3 sisters
In-universe information
Family
SpouseShatrughna
ChildrenSubahu
Shatrughati

In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Shrutakirti'' (IAST Śrutakīrti) was a princess and daughter of King Kushadhwaja and Queen Chandrabhaga.[1] She was wife of Shatrughna, younger brother of Rama.

Life

Shrutakirti was the Princess of Sankasya and the younger daughter of King Kushadwaj. She was the incarnation of Mahalaxmi's flower. Shrutakirti also had an elder sister Mandavi.[2]

Shrutakirti was married to ayodhya's king Dasharatha's fourth and youngest son Shatrughna. They had two sons, Subahu and Shatrughati. [3]

She used to take care of her in-laws, along with her sister Mandavi when her eldest sister Sita and brother in laws Ram and Lakshman was exiled. Later Shrutakirti became queen of Madhupura (Mathura) when her husband Shatrughna captured the capital after killing Lavanasura.[4]

References

  1. ^ Dawar, Sonalini Chaudhry (2006). Ramayana, the Sacred Epic of Gods and Demons. Om Books International. ISBN 9788187107675.
  2. ^ Prakāśa, Veda; Guptā, Praśānta (1998). Vālmīkī Rāmāyaṇa. Ḍrīmalaiṇḍa Pablikeśansa. ISBN 978-81-7301-254-9.
  3. ^ "The Ramayana and Mahabharata: Conclusion". www.sacred-texts.com. Retrieved 7 August 2020.
  4. ^ Pargiter, F.E. (1972). Ancient Indian Historical Tradition, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, p.170.