Ravana has been depicted as Rakshas inspite of being grandson of Poulasthya, the rishi amongst the best seven one, what's the reason according to you?
Asked by lalit mahata, 18 Oct '12 08:22 pm
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Ravanas father as a brahmana did yajnas and offered havis to the Devas. Ravana fought with the Devas and won. His father married women who had been given to him by their fathers. Ravana was disrespectful of the wishes of women and attempted to force his attentions on them, even when they did not like him. Ravana specifically earned the dislike of Valmiki and of thousands of generations of Indians because he carried our gentle mother Sita Devi away by force and made her life miserable. Even though Sri Rama forgave him at the time of Ravanas death, the rest of India still does not and his effigy is still burnt every year. In India, it is still common to call someone Rakshasa or Rakshasi if they do something bad. At one time, though, they could fly planes, sail boats and create music and beautiful literature.
Source: google searchAnswered by anil garg, 18 Oct '12 09:37 pm
Because of her mother and nana...who were datyas.Answered by Manju Sikri, 18 Oct '12 08:46 pm
Raavan was the son of Maharshi Vishraba who was the son of Poulasthya....and he himself was also a great scholar....but as human nature it would be....he also fell a victim to the negative human emotions like Ego, Arrogance, Pride, Greed, Lust,and Enjoyment, etc....as such he went on committing faults after faults which vindicated his last consequence....punishment awarded by Shri Raam.....Answered by Pradipta pati, 18 Oct '12 08:42 pm
It was due to various reasons 5 are given in tulsidaji ramayan curse of sanat kumars, curse of narad,curse of brahmins to pratap bhanu,curse of jalandher!s wife and blessings of bhagwanji to manu/shatrupaAnswered by Ramesh Agarwal, 18 Oct '12 08:26 pm
Karm vidhan vishya kari rakha jo jas karay te tas fal chakhaAnswered by ANIL GUPTA, 18 Oct '12 08:24 pm
Ravana was a rakshasa. his mother kaikasi was a raakshasi. he was the grandson of pulastya brahma and the son of visravaso brahma no doubt but his mother kaikasi chose the asura sandhya moment to seek progeny from visravaso brahma. so was born a son with 10 heads who was named dasagreeva. he considered himself a ravana and thus by vritti and pravritti was a rakshasa.Answered by Ramana murthy, 19 Oct '12 08:22 pm
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