Ravana was an excellent veena player
Ravana, who is considered to be the evil character in the story, was a very good player of veena and had its symbol on his flag. However, his ability of playing this instrument has not been discussed in most versions of the Ramayana.
Lakshman rekha was not a part of Valmiki’s story
An interesting fact is that the story related to Lakshman rekha, a circle drawn around Sita’s hut, was not part of the original version written by Valmiki. This episode found in other versions of Ramayana states that no one could enter that circle, but Sita came out of it herself.
Most of the versions of the Ramayana state that Lakshman, Rama and Sita stayed in a forest for 14 years. It is believed that the three of them lived in the Dandakaranya forest, which was considered to be a home to demons.
Indra was jealous of Kumbhakarna
Since Indra was jealous of Kumbhakarna, he requested the Goddess Saraswati to curse him. As a result, Kumbhakarna slept for six months and only woke up for one day to eat.
Adam’s Bridge is linked to Ramayana
One of the oldest man made bridges is known to be the Adam’s Bridge, which is linked to the Ramayana, as Rama is believed to have constructed such a path to enter Lanka.