He is the seventh avatar of Vishnu , one of his most popular incarnations along with Krishna , Parshurama , and Gautama Buddha. Jain Texts also mentioned Rama as the eighth balabhadra among the 63 salakapurusas. His siblings included Lakshmana , Bharata , and Shatrughna. He married Sita. Though born in a royal family, their life is described in the Hindu texts as one challenged by unexpected changes such as an exile into impoverished and difficult circumstances, ethical questions and moral dilemmas.