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Ravan

Ravan – King of Lanka Rishi Shringi guided Dasaratha on the performance of the Putrakameshti Yagnyam. At that time all the devas, gandharvas etc who assembled their on invitation, discussed...
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Maricha

Maricha was the son of Suketu in Valmiki’s version. He also had a sister named Tataka. In some versions, he was said to be Tataka’s son. He played a small but important part in the...
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Kumbhakarn

Kumbhakarn was a rakshasa and brother of Ravan. Despite of his monstrous size and great hunger, he was somewhat described of having a good character, though he killed and ate many sages just...
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Vibhishan

Vibhishan was the youngest son of Sage Vishrava, who was the son of Sage Pulatsya and the younger brother of Ravan, king of Lanka and Kumbakarn. Even though he was born in the demon race, he...
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Hanuman

Hanuman is a Hindu deity, who is an ardent devotee of Ram. Hanuman is an incarnation of the divine and a disciple of Sri Ram in the struggle against the demon king Ravan. Known also as Anjaneya...
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Sita

Sita was the wife of Ram, the seventh Avatar of Vishnu in the Hindu tradition. Sita was believed to be an incarnation (Avatar) of Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu. The occasion of her marriage...
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Bali

Early life Bali ruled the kingdom of Kishkindha. He was famous for the boon that he had received, according to which anyone who came before him lost half his strength to Bali, thereby making...
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Sumitra

Sumitra was the 3rd of King Dasarath’s three wives and a queen of Ayodhyā. She was mom of twins Lakshman and Shatrughn. She originated from the ancient kingdom of Kashi. She was said to...
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Kausalya

Putrakhameshti performed by Dasarath, King of Ayodhya along with his wives. Kausalya was the eldest of King Dasarath’s three wives and a queen of Ayodhya.  She was the daughter of the...
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King Janak

Janak was king of Mithila and the daddy of Sita. Janak was also called Siradhwaja (one, who’s plough banner). Sita was present in a furrow when Janak was ploughing in a field as part of...
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