Ravana

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Ravana
Member o Keengs o Lanka
Ravana British Museum.jpg
Statue o Ravana frae 18t century CE
Ither names Dashagriva or Dashanana(Ten-heidit)
Devanagari रावण
Affiliation Meethic keeng o Lanka
Predecessor Kubera
Successor Vibhishana
Personal Information
Consort Mandodari
Dhanyamalini
Childer Indrajit
Atikaya
Akshayakumara
Narantaka
Devantaka
Trishira
Prahasta
Parents

Ravana (IAST: Rāvaṇa; Sanskrit: रावण) is the primary antagonist in the Hindu meethological tale as tauld in the auncient Hindu epic Ramayana whaur he is depictit as Rakshasa (demon) keeng o Lanka.[lower-alpha 1][1][2]

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  1. Identifee'd bi mony wi modren-day Sri Lanka

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mani, Vettam (1975). Puranic Encyclopaedia: A Comprehensive Dictionary With Special Reference to the Epic and Puranic Literature. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. p. 354. ISBN 0-8426-0822-2. 
  2. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (in Inglis). Merriam-Webster. 1999. p. 909. ISBN 9780877790440.