Ravana (IAST: Rāvaṇa; Sanskrit: रावण) is the primary antagonist in the Hindu meethological tale as tauld in the auncient Hindu epic Ramayana whaur he is depictit as Rakshasa (demon) king o Lanka.[a][1][2]

Ravana
Member o Keengs o Lanka
Ravana British Museum.jpg
Statue o Ravana frae 18t century CE
Ither namesDashagriva or Dashanana(Ten-heidit)
Devanagariरावण
AffiliationMeethic keeng o Lanka
PredecessorKubera
SuccessorVibhishana
Personal Information
ConsortMandodari
Dhanyamalini
ChilderIndrajit
Atikaya
Akshayakumara
Narantaka
Devantaka
Trishira
Prahasta
Parents

NotesEedit

  1. Identifee'd bi mony wi modren-day Sri Lanka

ReferencesEedit

  1. Mani, Vettam (1975). Puranic Encyclopaedia: A Comprehensive Dictionary With Special Reference to the Epic and Puranic Literature. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. p. 354. ISBN 0-8426-0822-2.
  2. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (in Inglis). Merriam-Webster. 1999. p. 909. ISBN 9780877790440.