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Hey tell me somthing in detail about RAAVAN........not the movie.........i mean the real RAWAN...from ramayana ?

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Asked by umesh, 17 May '10 05:44 pm
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The name 'Ravana' obtains from the root ru - shabde raavayati iti raavaNaH 'one who makes people cry by his violent actions.'Ravana had many other popular names such as 'Dashanan', 'Lankeshwar', 'Ravanaeshwaran', 'Dashgreev', 'Dashkandhar', 'Vaishravan', all signifying the qualities.
Ravana was born to a great sage known as Vishrava, and his wife, the daitya princess Kaikesi. He was born in the Devagana gotra, as his grandfather, the sage Pulastya, was one of the ten Prajapatis or mind-born sons of Brahma and one of the Saptarishis (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 exceptional 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 thus partly Brahmin and partly Daitya.
The Ramayana tells that Ravana had clos ...more
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 17 May '10 05:50 pm

 
  
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Like any other Brahmin Ravana too thought himself as more than others since he was a Brahmin . He thought that anything done wrong by Brahmins to others was not a sin or could easily be overcome with Sasthra knowledge .
When he abducted Sita matha , he threatened sriRam telling that sri Ram was a non-Brahmin and anything done against a Brahmin would fetch him Brahmahathi . Sri Ram never hesitated to kill him neglecting his cheap criticisms.
Answered by Brummendra Dasar, 18 May '10 05:04 pm

 
  
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Abhi achanak Ravan ke bare mein janne ki itni curoiocity kyu paida hui hai bhai....
use apne office me HR mein appoint karna hai kya..?
Answered by jaideep vaishnav, 17 May '10 05:52 pm

 
  
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Rawan shrilanka ka raja tha
Answered by abdul khan, 17 May '10 05:50 pm

 
  
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Ramayan pado aur khu jaan jao
Answered by rajan, 17 May '10 05:47 pm

 
  
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