The newborn Rama is depicted as already playing with a tiny golden bow; modern bazaar art

Source: ebay, Aug. 2012

Rama depicted as a small child; modern bazaar art

Source: ebay, Mar. 2009


Vishvamitra comes to ask Dasharatha to send Rama and Lakshmana to his hermitage to fight off rakshasas

Source: ebay, Mar. 2007

Rama and Lakshman at Vishvamitra's hermitage; a Mewar miniature by Manohar, 1649

(downloaded Oct. 1999)

"Balakram" (Child Rama), a textile label from the late 1800's

Source: ebay, Apr. 2006

Ram and Lakshman perform "guru-seva" by pressing Vishvamitra's feet and legs (bazaar art, mid-1900's)

Source: ebay, Jan. 2006

Religious rituals before the sacred fire

Source: ebay, July 2012

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