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R AVA N A

CHARACTER

R AV A N A NAME:

Partner : Mandodari Dhanyamalini A fish An elephant Milli royal concubine (Rakshasa) Ten royal concubine (Ikshvaku clan)

Ty pe : R ak sh asa

“ I'm bad and that's good , I will never be good , and that's not bad there's no one i'd rather be..than me ” Credit : Wreck it Ralph

Ten headed King and twenty arms of Lanka, who abducted Sita.

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Childern : Atikaya, Akshakumara Indrajit, Sita, Suvannamaccha Narantak & Devanatak Milli son & Ten son

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Th e ki n g of th e d e m on s. R ava n a i s d e p i c te d 2 0 a r m s a n d fly i n g a m a g i c c h a r i ot.

An d h e i s also d ep i c te d and d escr i bed as h av i n g ten h ead s.

Ki n g of Na g e s’s h e a d

He n ever conver t fro m his li centi o us li v i n g. ( 1017 Wi fes an d 1018 Ch i ldren ) B o w ’s h a n d l e He has many weapon in the war, usually create an excellent weapon by a divine magic. By th e way, h i s m a i n we a p on i s “ th e ki n g of Na g a s B ow. ”

Green skin tone

Titles : Predecessor : Successor : Consort :

King of Lanka Kubera Vibhishana Main Queen Mandodari

Ravana was born to a great sage Vishrava (or Vesamuni), and his wife, the daitya princess Kaikesi. He was born in the Devagana, as his grandfather, the sage Pulastya, was one of the ten Prajapatis or mind-born sons of Brahma and one of the Saptarishi (Seven Great Sages Rishi) in the first Manvantara. Kaikesi's father, Sumali (or Sumalaya), king of the Daityas, wished her to marry the most powerful being in the mortal world, so as to produce an ex-ceptional heir. He rejected the kings of the world, as they were less powerful than him. Kaikesi searched among the sages and finally chose Vishrava, the father of Kubera. Ravana was a Daitya(DEVA) or Rakshasa and he belonged to the caste of Brahmins. Ravana later usurped Sri Lanka from his half brother Kubera and became

the King of Lanka. His brothers were Vibhishana and Kumbhakarna. Through his mother, he was related to the daityas Maricha and Subahu. Kaikesi also gave birth to a daughter, "Chandranakha" ("girl with moon-like face")

the most power ful Tamil King of Lanka puri. His race from the maternal side was that of Raksha/Rakshasa and from his paternal side was of Prajapti (Lord B rahma's d escend ents). He was an Agnihotri brahman.

The name 'Ravana' means " one of ter-rible roar" or "one who makes others scream (for fear or anguish)". Ravana had many other popular names such as Dasis Ravana, Dashaanan, Raavan, Ra-vula, Or in Thai is Tod-sa-gun (it’s mean ten hands) all signifying the qualities of his life. Ravana was a cross of Brahmin and Rakshasa thus attaining a status of Brahmarakshasa. In the age of the Ramayana epic in Thai version, Ravana was

Ravana is often depicted and described as having ten heads. The ten-headed Ravana is also sometimes depicted with only nine heads because he has sacrificed a head to convince Lord Shiva. He is described as a devout follower of the god Shiva, a great scholar, a capable ruler and a maestro of the Veena. He has his apologists and staunch devotees within the Hindu traditions. Ravana also authored Ravana Sanhita, a book on Hi nd u astro lo g y.

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