Ravana Amazing Facts secrets And Truth in Hindi
Ravana is the primary antagonist in the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana where he is depicted as Rakshasa (demon) the Great king of Lanka.Ramayana is considered by the
Indian traditions to be the itihasa or the history along with Mahabharata. Ravana is the son of Vishrava and Kaikesi and grandson of Pulastya.
Ravana, a devotee of Lord Shiva, is depicted and described as a great scholar, a capable ruler and a maestro of the veena (plucked stringed instrument). He is also
described as extremely powerful and has ten heads. His paramount ambition was to overpower and dominate the devas. His ten heads represent his knowledge of the six
shastras and the four Vedas. In the Ramayana, Ravana kidnaps Rama's wife Sita to exact vengeance on Rama and his brother Lakshmana for having cut off the ears and nose
of his sister Shurpanakha.
Ravana, as a practitioner of Buddhism, is a major character in Buddhist texts such as the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra and the Gathering of Intentions, a text of the Nyingma
school of Tibetan Buddhism.
Ravana is worshipped by Hindus in some parts of India, Sri Lanka and Bali (in Indonesia.) He is considered to be the most revered devotee of Shiva. Images of Ravana
are seen associated with Shiva at some places
The word Ravaṇa means roaring opposite of Vaiśravaṇa meaning "hear distinctly" (passive). Both Ravana and Vaiśravaṇa, who is popularly known as Kubera, are
considered to be patronymics derived as sons of Vishrava.
The word Ravana may originally have been a Sanskritisation of Iraivan, the Tamil name for a lord or king.
According to Uttara Kanda section of Ramayana, the Rakshasa (also known as Raksha) clan were the( nonmythical) inhabitants of Lanka who were said to have lived among
the Naga(Under expelled king kubera), Yaksha(Under ravana) and Deva(Under ravana (formerly).Under Louisiana who went against his own nation for the wealth promised by
rama). They were led by Malyavana, Sumali and Sukesha of the Raksha, who were ousted by Deva with the help of Vishnu and then subsequently ruled by Ravana.
The Raksha vanish from history after their mention in the Ramayana, except in Sri Lankan folk stories. European scholars consider the story of Ravana and the Raksha to
have been made in historic times, due to knowledge of Sri Lankan locations mentioned in the stories and therefore the story is considered not to be based on fact(The
facts are of course present like the war site, fragments of Dadumonara in a srilankan temple, sigiriya). The Mahavansa also makes no mention of a great Raskha
civilisation(because European archaeologist mentions them in the name rakshasa that didn't exist made up by Europeans) and there is archaeological evidence suggesting
a civilisation ruled by Ravana existed(such as sandesha and the secret history of sigiriya).
But, name of Ravana appears as a ruler of Kashmir in Rajatrangini. As per this book, the Gonanditya dynasty ruled Kashmir for 1002 years.
Dussehra might be a festival to celebrate the victory of good over evil, but it's only a minor part of Hindu mythology. Ravan was one of the most important characters
ever in the scheme of things. He's seen mostly as a villain, but surely he's much more than that.
Ravan's father was the famous rishi, Visravas, who himself was a son of Prajapati Pulastya, one of Brahma's ten 'mind-born' sons.Ravan wanted Shiva to relocate from
Kailash to Lanka, and to make this possible, he tried to lift the mountrain. But Shiva, being who he is, put down his foot onto the mountain, thus crushing Ravan's
finger with his one toe. Ravan let out a huge roar of pain, but at the same time, he was so enamored by Shiva's power, he performed the Shiva tandav stotram. It is
believed that Ravan plucked out nerves from his own hand to provide accompanying music. Shiva, thus impressed, named him Ravan (the one who roars loud).
When Ram's army was slowly defeating Ravan's, and he was the only one left alive, Ravan decided to perform a powerful yagya to turn the tide. But it required him to
stay put and not leave his spot. Seeing this, Ram sent Angad, Bali's son and his vaanar sena to disrupt the yagya. After they failed to do so, Angad dragged Ravan's
wife Mandodari. Ravan still didn't move. Then she screamed at him and shamed him by telling how Ram was fighting a war to get his wife back while Ravan wasn't moving
from his spot to save his wife. Ravan finally moved, leaving his yagya incomplete.
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Ravana Amazing facts in hindi