Vaalmeeki Raamaayan | Notes-General
Many names and their fathers' names are given in V-Raamaayan, 1/5/17. All Devtaa produced 10 million Vaanar who lived in various caves of various mountains. Tulasee writes in his Maanas 5/9 (Sundar Kaand) that Raam had 18 Padm Vaanar army; 18 Padm means - 18,000 trillion (Padum Athaaraha Joothap Bandar).
Some main names are given here --
Angad (Son of Baali)
Dwivid (Son of Ashwinee Kumaar, another one is Mayand)
Raam organized His army like this:
reports to Raavan that Raam's army was spread up to 10 Yojan.
Vaalmeeki Jee reports that 10 billion monkeys crossed the bridge and
arrived in Lankaa. Bridge was 10 Yojan wide and 100 Yojan long.
By the order of Raam, Lakshman asked for 10 million Vaanar army on each
of the four gates. 10 Million Vaanar were at Lankaa's Gate, and rest were waiting
round. [50 million Vaanar at gates plus waiting around]
Created by Sushma Gupta on 5/27/03
Updated on 04/13/13