And having reached the city of Ayodhya, the king despatched Hanuman thence as envoy to Bharata.
And wandering for some time, he arrived at the city of Ayodhya.
The re-union is witnessed not only by the people of Ayodhya, but by the congregated deities of earth and heaven.
In the Ramayana, Ayodhya is described as guarded by warriors, as Bhogavati by the serpents.
She was the Princess Padmavati, and her home was in Ayodhya.
Their capital was at first Pataliputra, but afterwards Kausambi and Ayodhya became royal residences.
Bharata, Satrughna, Vasishtha the priest and the people of Ayodhya await the arrival of the party and receive them most cordially.
In the Ramayana, king Daçaratha of Ayodhya offers a sacrifice of horses to obtain a son.
Rama, when duly crowned at Ayodhya, enters upon a life of quiet enjoyment with his wife Sita.
Seven nights passed while the prince journeyed towards Ayodhya.