- a city in E Uttar Pradesh, in N India; a suburb of Faizabad: one of the seven most sacred Hindu centers.
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Ayodhya, or Oude, is famous in all the early poetry of India.
And wandering for some time, he arrived at the city of Ayodhya.
We saw in Ayodhya that son of Dasaratha after he had been born.
She was the Princess Padmavati, and her home was in Ayodhya.The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories
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In the Ramayana, Ayodhya is described as guarded by warriors, as Bhogavati by the serpents.
- an ancient town in N India, in Uttar Pradesh state: as the birthplace of Rama it is sacred to Hindus; also a Buddhist centreAlso called: Ayodha, Awadh (əˈwɒd), Oudh (aʊd)
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