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In Ramayana Vaali was killed by Ram hiding behind a tree . That is adarma. How could you justify it?

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Asked by Josna, 08 Jul '10 07:05 pm
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First of all everything happening in this world Good & Bad is DIVINE PLAN. Nothing is permanent.
Vaali has powerful universal blessings which was misused, the Divine Power cannot accept his mischief. There is a method to achieve the task to do anything. eg. To kill a snake a strong mind and stick is sufficient but in the case of Cheetah a stick is not enough the method differs. Similarly Lord Ram used the perfect method to kill Vaali in the interest of preventing Dharma.
Answered by sajan sajan, 09 Jul '10 10:29 am

 
  
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Lord Rama gives very good explnation: Vali represents evil and an animal(snatched his brothers wife), usually animal will be hunted from a distant place using arrow that too from a hiding place. Even Vali realises this and repents for his unpardonable sin in the end
Answered by SREENIVAS, 08 Jul '10 07:42 pm

 
  
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I like to verify every fact on it's merit and logic So even being a strong Hindu, I criticize this act.Though there may be a majority of people who have blind faith and can never even tolerate to hear anything against Ram!
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 08 Jul '10 07:10 pm

 
  
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A person who practices adharma can not expect others to show dharma in their dealing with him.If a dharmic person is ever dharmic then the adharma person will exploit the situation and become more adharmic. To prevent a person from becoming more and more adharmic, a dharmic person may have to adopt an adharmic way to put an end to the adharmic person when all the other attempt to reform the adharmic person in a dharmic way fails. This is what happened in the case of Vaali. He was stronger than his brother Sugreev and wanted Sugreev's wife Tara to live with him. His enmity was with Sugreev and not with Ram, so Ram being a dharmic person did not agree to fight against Valli. He suggested to Sugreev to fight it out with Valli and redeem Tara from his Valli's captivity. Since Sugreev could not succeed, Ram intervened indirectly by shooting an arrow on Vali from hiding behind a tree. The objective was to put an end to adharm. Since it was not possible by dharmic way it was done in a adharm ...more
Answered by Shyam, 09 Jul '10 02:59 pm

 
  
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What many think (WMT): vaali wore a necklace given by his father indra which reduced the opponents strength.
what vaalmiki ramayana says (WVRS): vaali wore a necklace which acted as a storage of his spent energy and gave it back whenever necessary. that is why he survived (even sri rama's arrow which could penetrate 7 saal trees, powdered a hill top, saw the patala before returning to sri rama's quiver) till the necklace was removed. he was known not only for his strength but also for his great speed. so this great speed and agility gave an extra advantage over his enemies.
WMT: sri rama hid behind a tree and killed vaali ( some even say from behind)
WVRS: sri rama watching the 2 vaanara bros fight waited again for sometime and made a tankara ( sound to test the efficacy of the bow string). the sound was so great that the animals nearby ran in whatever direction they were facing. birds just flew not caring in which direction they were going. so such a sound was not a pleasing one. ...more
Answered by Haalayudha Dattuni, 08 Jul '10 09:02 pm

 
  
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I think ram also felt and repented for that!!!!
Answered by Vishwanath V, 08 Jul '10 07:31 pm

 
  
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This was signifying that no matter how we do it, we must weed out the cruel n the evil for good and for better, universally. This will not be called adharma.
Answered by Anu, 08 Jul '10 07:26 pm

 
  
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Even Adharma becomes dharma that way,because Baali was blessed to snatch half the power whoever come before him by mere look,hence there was no point to have face to face fight against him.To wipe off an evil,you need no ethics.This anology should have been applied in case of Saharabuddeen who was a rank butcher,so are the cases of many terrorist .Innocent and simple Indians are stunned to look to Supreme people as to whom with they want to stand ? Killers or protectors of Country-men.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 08 Jul '10 07:23 pm

 
  
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All war is won through deception and disguise.Mahabharat and Ramayan are two great epics which show how dharmyudh was changed and unethical means were used.Mahabharat is classic example.

Now regarding this act,what Ram did was deception as per moral point of view,but if we look at military point of view then its justified.
Answered by rajesh, 08 Jul '10 07:15 pm

 
  
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There is nothing wrong,no scope of morality.
Answered by Dare Devil, 18 May '11 09:04 am

 
  
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