Ramayan, written by Valmiki, is one of the greatest epics of Indian mythology. Its influence stretches across different aspects of life including family, relationships, societal values, statecraft and moral conduct. With each incidence carrying a lesson within itself, Ramayan imparts valuable teachings to us. While most of us have a good overview of the Ramayan and how it propagates justice, love, and humanity over evil, lust, and greed, there are many interesting stories that are not known widely. Here are 12 lesser known stories from Ramayan that definitely make an interesting read.

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