Ravana is better referred to and recognized as the devil Raja who seized Sita and later crushed and slaughtered by Lord Rama in a fight battled at Lanka.
Ravana assumed his part as a devil; however it was that of a truly necessary reprobate to balance the equation. No big surprise there are many individuals on the planet, who still love him.
1. Ravana is worshiped too.
As opposed to the conviction, Ravana was not an unfeeling ruler. In spite of the fact that he took Sri Lanka by constrain from his progression sibling Kuber, he demonstrated to be the most persuasive Sri Lankan ruler ever. His rule over Sri Lanka is recorded as the most prosperous time of Lanka.
There are a few places in India and Sri Lanka where Ravana is worshiped. In Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh there is a tremendous Shivalinga as far as anyone knows introduced by Ravana himself. Both Shivalinga and Ravana are worshiped by the anglers group there. There is one Ravana sanctuary in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh while there is a Jain sanctuary at Alvar in Rajasthan.Thousands of Kanyakubja Brahmins of the town Ravangram of Netaran, in the Vidisha District of Madhya Pradesh, perform day by day puja(worship) in the Ravana sanctuary and offer naivedyam/bhog(a custom of ive up) to the Gods.
2.Ravana was Bhrama’s great Grand Son
Ravan’s father was the well-known rishi, Visravas, who was the son of Prajapati Pulastya, one of Brahma’s ten ‘personality conceived’ son.
Ravana was destined to incredible sage Vishrava and daitya princess Kaikesi which made him somewhat Brahmin and mostly daitya. In spite of him being a blend, Rama had adulated Ravana as a Mahabrahmin and subsequently needed to perform Ashwamedha Yagna to execute Ravana.
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3.A Bright Scholar
He was an extraordinary warrior and in addition a learned scholar. Raavana was viewed as the most splendid evil spirit who had learned 4 Vedas and 6 Upanishads. Earlier he was known as Dahanana (ten headed devil), however he was delegated with the name “Raavana” as he attempted to devastate Mount Kailash, where Lord Shiva was pondering. Lord Shiva then again constrained the entire mountain with his toe and pounded Raavana’s lower arm. Feeling the torment, he shouted in anguish and came to be known as Raavana (the person who shouts). At that point he turned into an enthusiast of Lord Shiva and composed the Shiva Stotram.
4.Ravana was Avatars of Vishnu’s Gatekeepers.
Ravana and his sibling Kumbhkaran were born as Jaya and Vijaya in their first life. Jaya-Vijaya were the guards of Vishnu, which made them somewhat egotistical. To such an extent that once when the four Kumaras, mind-conceived children of Brahma appeared at the entryways of Vaikunth (Vishnu’s dwelling place), Vijaya mixed up them for exposed kids (a consequence of their tapasya). This chafed the sages so much, they reviled Jaya-Vijaya saying that they would be separated from their master. When they requested absolution, the sages said that they could either burned through seven lifetimes on earth as Vishnu’s symbols’ partners or three lifetimes as their foes. They normally picked the last mentioned. In one of those three lifetimes, Jaya-Vijaya were conceived as Ravana and Kumbhkaran.
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5. Ravana was said to have become so mighty that he could actually control the sunrise and sunset.
At the time of his child birth Meghnad, Ravana ‘trained’ the planets to remain in the eleventh place of the child, which would allow him everlasting status. However, Saturn or Shani, declined to do so and remained in the twelfth house. This rankled Ravana so much, that he assaulted Shani Dev with his mace and even detained him.
6. Why Ravana had 10 Heads?
Few of the Ravana’s adaptations says that in reality he did not had ten heads, but rather it showed up so since his mom gave him a jewelry of nine pearls that caused an optical hallucination for any spectator.
In another form, it is said that to please Shiva, Ravana hacked his own particular head into pieces; however his dedication influenced each piece to produce into another head.
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7. Ravana was an excellent Veena Player
In numerous delineations of Ravan, he can be seen conveying a veena. It is trusted that he had an unmistakable fascination in music and was a profoundly finished veena player.
In numerous delineations of Ravan, he can be seen conveying a veena. It is trusted that he had an unmistakable fascination in music and was a profoundly finished as veena player.
8. Ravana knew that it was his fate to die by the hands of an avatar of Vishnu
Ravana knew that it was his fate to die by the hands of an avatar of Vishnu. It would help him attain moksha and give up his demon form.