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Ayodhya

Ayodhya pronunciation (Sanskrit: अयोध्या, Urdu: ایودھیا‎, IAST Ayodhyā), also known as Saket (Sanskrit: साकेत, Urdu: ساکیت ‎) is an ancient city of India adjacent to Faizabad city in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh. As a result of rapid settlement and development Ayodhya has been merged to Faizabad city. Ayodhya is the birthplace of the Hindu deity Rama. It used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. This Hindu holy city is described as early as in the Hindu Epics. Ayodhya has an average elevation of 93 metres (305 feet).

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Archaeology Of Ayodhya
... The archaeology of Ayodhya concerns the excavations and findings in the Indian city of Ayodhya in the state of Uttar Pradesh ...
Tourism In Uttar Pradesh - Hindu Religious Sites - Ayodhya
... Hindus believe the birthplace of Rama to be in Ayodhya at the place called Ram Janmabhoomi, the site of the demolished Babri Mosque ... Ayodhya is also the birthplace of five Tirthankars, including the first Tirthankar of Jainism, Shri Rishabh Dev ... Ayodhya reached its glorious peak as known to history during the reign of the Guptas over India ...
Sakaldwipiya History - Maga in India - Kingdoms
... Brahman of Godda district in Uttar Pradesh established his kingdom at Ayodhya ... The king of Ayodhya was shakadwipiya, their descendents still live in the castle of Ayodhya ... Modern History of Ayodhya begins with the Shakadwipi kings who reigned until the enactment of abolishment rule in 1955 that brought the dissolution of the Raja of Ayodhya ...
My Country My Life - Summary and Themes - Phase Four - BJP Spectacular Rise (1977-97)
... of the BJP’s active participation in the movement for the reconstruction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya ... The spectacular public response to my Ram Rath Yatra from Somnath to Ayodhya in September–October 1990 far exceeded my own expectations ... Emergency opened my eyes to the Indian people’s unflinching faith in democracy, the Ayodhya movement opened my eyes to the deep-rooted influence of religion in the lives of Hindus of all castes and sects ...
Ayodhya, The Finale
... Ayodhya, the Finale - Science versus Secularism the Excavations Debate is a book by self-described 'Hindu revivalist' Koenraad Elst published in 2003 by ... This book is Elst's latest book on the Ayodhya debate, and is an intervention in favour of the controversial report by the Archaeological Survey of India on the history of Ram ... The book compares the Ayodhya debate to Galileo, whose scientific findings were also opposed by many people ...