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#Rama was considered a complete human being.

What makes a complete human being?

According to the Indian thought, 16 Guna, qualities, make a complete and perfect human being, they being

1. Gunavan - having many auspicious good qualities
2. Veeryavan - possessing the capacity to subdue others with divine weapons

3. Dharmajna - knower of the means of transcendental bliss, good etc.

4. Krtajna-one who remembers even small help rendered incidentally but does not remember the troubles given by others
5. Satyavakya - even in crisis, one who does not belie his word

6. Drdhavrata - unwavering resolve

7. Caaritrenayukta - never transgressing family tradition and conduct
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THE #FamilyTree OF #RAMA

Lineage of Rama has been extensively documented, not only in the Ramayana but also in Mahabaratha & Bhagavatha Purana etc. The Bhagavatha Purana is one of the 18 Purana, which among other things also speaks about the genealogy of various dynasties.
The extensive family tree chart that follows, gives us the list of kings in the Surya Vamsa, Solar dynasty, lineage to which #Rama belongs.
This lineage starts from Kashyapa and his wife Aditi. Kashyapa is regarded as the father figure of those times, after whom comes the famous king Ikshwaku. From, Ikshvaku, dynasty from which #Rama hailed.
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Historical Buddhist statue at the Mes Aynak site in #Kabul, #Afghanistan, #Buddhism
Centuries old "Ekamukhalinga " ( Lord Shiva) in #Afghanistan , now in #Kabul Museum !
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