One day Dasaratha, the king of Ayodhya and later father of Lord Ram, was performing a yagna, to have children. Lord Agni, the Fire-God, pleased, gave him 4 sacred puddings and asked him to give a pudding to each of his wife so that they may have divine children. While Dasaratha was giving the pudding to wife’s, a kite snatched a portion of that pudding and flew away. It dropped the pudding where Anjana was engaged in prayer to Lord Shiva.
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