Rama

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Ra·ma

 (rä′mə)
n. Hinduism
A deified hero worshiped as an incarnation of Vishnu.

Rama

(ˈrɑːmə)
n
(Hinduism) (in Hindu mythology) any of Vishnu's three incarnations (the heroes Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra)
[from Sanskrit Rāma black, dark]

Ra•ma

(ˈrɑ mə)

n.
any of three avatars of Vishnu, esp. Ramachandra.

-rama

var. of -orama: Cinerama; telerama.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rama - avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with GodRama - avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama; "in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law"
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The jeweled golden ring, belonging to the 18th Century Muslim ruler in India, was inscribed with the name of the Hindu God Ram in raised Devenagri script, and has been sold at an auction in London amid criticism from heritage groups, the BBC reported.
Hindus believe that the mosque was built by the Moghul emperor Babur on the site of a temple marking the birthplace of the Hindu warrior god Ram.
She also criticized the BJP for raising the issue of building a temple to the Hindu god Ram in the northern town of Ayodhya once again.
The lack of archaeological evidence calls into question Hindu nationalists' claims that the mosque in the town of Ayodhya stands on a sacred Hindu site marking the birthplace of the god Ram.
Hindus believe the Babri mosque was built by the Moghul emperor Babur on the site of a temple marking the birthplace of the Hindu warrior god Ram.
They have declared an indirect war against Indian civilisation, because the Ramayana and God Ram are the integral part of our civilisation.