She was the wife of King Dasharatha. She desperately wanted sons and prayed to Vishnu, who granted her desire.
He generously supplied a large noggin of Soma. As soon as she drank this miraculous mixture she fell preganant. Twins duly arrived, Lakshmana and Shatrughna, who were both quarter-godly.
Disclaimer: drinking during pregnancy is not recommended and will not turn your baby into a God.
Sumitrâ Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Birth
Area of expertise: Childbirth
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 631
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.