Mother and father of Dushyanta.
Sages Bharadvaja and Raibhya had their hermitages next to each other.
Raibhya had two sons, Arvavasu and Paravasu, Bharadvaja had a son, Yavakri.
Raibhya and his sons were scholars of the Vedas, Bharadvaja and Yavakri were not, so they received less respect.
Read about Yavakri here
A poet and composer of Carnatic music and a devotee of Rama.
A famous work is Dasarathi Satakam.
Read about Ramadas here
The reign of Rama after he returned from exile.
Raja is the king.
A demon Rakta – blood, Bija – seed.
He got a favor of Brahma that if a drop of his blood fell on the ground, a new Raktabija would arise. He and his clones were destroyed by Kali, the wrathful aspect of Parvati.
See Jada Bharata.