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KABHANDHA (deceased)

Kabandha is a headless Demon, or Rakshasa, mentioned in the Ramayana. Kabandha had a weird shape; his mouth was in his belly. A huge eye was on his forehead, which was on his chest. He also had two eno...

5/10/2014 5/10/2014

VIRADHA (deceased)

A Gandharva, namely Tumburu, in his courting with Rambha had belated his services to Kubera. Kubera cursed this Gandharva to become a demon. Kubera told him that he would be killed and relieved from th...

5/9/2014 5/9/2014

MANTHARA (deceased)

MANTHARA WAS A HUNCH BACKED & UGLY MAID OF KAIKEYI AND AN EXPERT TALKER AND CUNNING WOMAN. Manthara Manthara (Sanskrit: मंथरा; lit: "humpbacked"[1]) in the Hindu ...

5/7/2014 5/7/2014

BHAGIRATHA DILEEPA (deceased)

SAGARA'S GREAT GRANDSON, AFTER STRENUOUSPENANCES, AT LAST SUCCEEDED IN BRINGING GANGA DOWN FROM HEAVEN. WHEN SHE FLOWED OVER THE REMAINS OF HIS ANCESTORS, THEIR SOULS WERE REDEEMED, ANS OCEAN WAS REFIL...

11/13/2012 10/3/2013

KAMBAR (deceased)

Kambar (poet) Kambar Statue in Marina Beach Kambar (Kampan in casual address) (Tamil:கம்பர்) (c. 1180, Tiruvaluntur, Tanjore district, India – 1250)[1] ...

4/30/2013 4/30/2013

Goswami Tulsidas (1532 – 1623) By Subhamoy Das, About.com Guide Ads: India and Hinduism Saints Names Hindi All Saints Hinduism Tulsidas Painting by Indra Sharma Ads Best Baby Girl Names Star...

4/30/2013 4/30/2013

KALIDASA (deceased)

KALIDASA, (kaalidaasa), India's greatest Sanskrit poet and dramatist. In spite of the celebrity of his name, the time when he flourished always has been an unsettled question, although most scholars no...

4/30/2013 4/30/2013

NEELA (deceased)

On Rama's enquiry, Vibhishana explains the prowess of Prahasta who entered the battle-field. The demons with their arrows and the monkeys with their stones combat each other. Both the monkeys and demon...

4/27/2013 4/27/2013

KUMUDA (deceased)

Beholding those foremost of monkey leaders pointed out by Shuka- the most valiant Lakshmana; Rama’s right arm, his own brother Vibhishana standing close to Rama, the terribly powerful Sugreeva t...

4/27/2013 4/27/2013

MAINDA (deceased)

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajan...

4/27/2013 4/27/2013

NALA (deceased)

Wounded by that arrow, which bereft him of consciousness, that warrior fell moaning to the earth. Beholding him falling on the ground, deprived of his senses in the battle-field, the demons raised a sh...

4/27/2013 4/27/2013

DIVIVIDA (deceased)

4/27/2013 4/27/2013

GAJA (deceased)

Beholding those foremost of monkey leaders pointed out by Shuka- the most valiant Lakshmana; Rama’s right arm, his own brother Vibhishana standing close to Rama, the terribly powerful Sugreeva t...

4/24/2013 4/24/2013

SARABHA (deceased)

Ravana reprimands Shuka and Sarana, asking them to leave the assembly. He again sends some spies to the place of Rama and Lakshmana. Those spies were got caught by Vibhishana and the monkeys start hara...

4/24/2013 4/24/2013

GAVAYA (deceased)

4/24/2013 4/24/2013

GAVAKSHA (deceased)

The enraged Ravana, taking that arrow with the speed of a thunder bolt of Indra the Lord of celestials and possessing the brilliance of a fire, hurled it to kill Sugreeva. That arrow released by Ravana...

4/24/2013 4/24/2013

JYOTIMUKA (deceased)

Wounded by that arrow, which bereft him of consciousness, that warrior fell moaning to the earth. Beholding him falling on the ground, deprived of his senses in the battle-field, the demons raised a sh...

4/24/2013 4/24/2013

SUPARSHVA (deceased)

Ravana feels distressed in hearing the news of his son's death. He gets enraged and after deeply pondering over, decides to kill Seetha, who was the root of all this trouble. Ravana with a sword in his...

4/19/2013 4/19/2013

PISHACHA (deceased)

Feeling desperate at the death of Prahasta, Ravana himself appears on the battle-front for an encounter, along with Akampana, Indrajit, Atikaya, Mahodara, Pishacha, Trishiras, Kumbha, Nimkumbha and Nar...

4/19/2013 4/19/2013

SHUKA (deceased)

Ravana reprimands Shuka and Sarana, asking them to leave the assembly. He again sends some spies to the place of Rama and Lakshmana. Those spies were got caught by Vibhishana and the monkeys start hara...

4/19/2013 4/19/2013

SHARDULA (deceased)

Ravana reprimands Shuka and Sarana, asking them to leave the assembly. He again sends some spies to the place of Rama and Lakshmana. Those spies were got caught by Vibhishana and the monkeys start hara...

4/19/2013 4/19/2013

SARANA (deceased)

Ravana reprimands Shuka and Sarana, asking them to leave the assembly. He again sends some spies to the place of Rama and Lakshmana. Those spies were got caught by Vibhishana and the monkeys start hara...

4/19/2013 4/19/2013

GUHA (deceased)

Distressed with anguish to see Rama and Seetha lying on the ground, Guha said to Lakshmana, the scion of Raghu, who kept awake, through sincere love, for the protection of his brother Rama. “Her...

4/13/2013 4/13/2013

SUMANTRA (deceased)

The next morning Rama told Guha to get the boat to cross the river Ganga and when he did so, bade goodbye to Sumanthra. Rama told him that he had obeyed the command of the king and brought them till th...

4/13/2013 4/13/2013

LAVANASURA (deceased)

Satrughna slays Lavana In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Lavanasura was an Asura(demon) who was killed by Shatrughna, the youngest brother of Lord Rama. During Rama's reign, while peace prevailed in most pla...

4/13/2013 4/13/2013

MAKARAKSHA (deceased)

Fight again ensues between monkeys and demons, when Makaraksha enters the battle-field. The monkeys get frightened of Makaraksha's arrows and begin to run away. Rama comes in and intercepts the demons ...

4/9/2013 4/9/2013

VIRUPAKSHA (deceased)

Having destroyed some monkeys in the battle-field, Ravana tries to approach Rama to continue his fight. Meanwhile, Sugreeva along with some monkeys attack some chiefs of demons and destroy them. Then, ...

4/9/2013 4/9/2013

SUHENA (deceased)

Rama laments over the uncertain condition of Lakshmana. He calls Sushena, the monkey-physician. Sushena tests Lakshmana and says he is still alive. Sushena then requests Hanuma to go all the way to Him...

4/9/2013 4/9/2013

MAHODARA (deceased)

Ravana sends Mahodara to the battle-field. Mahodara creates havoc, by cutting off the hands, feet and thighs of monkeys. Some monkeys seek refuge with Sugreeva and some ran away for life. Sugreeva atta...

4/9/2013 4/9/2013

MATALI (deceased)

Seeing Ravana’s chariot coming, Rama asks Matali the charioteer to be on his guard. Bad omens prognosticating the fall of Ravana and good omens predicting the victory of Rama appeared in the sce...

4/9/2013 4/9/2013

YOUPAKSHA (deceased)

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajan...

4/8/2013 4/8/2013

SHONITAKSHA (deceased)

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajan...

4/8/2013 4/8/2013

PRAJANGHA (deceased)

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajan...

4/8/2013 4/8/2013

KAMPANA (deceased)

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajan...

4/8/2013 4/8/2013

MAHAPARSHVA (deceased)

Angada kills Kampana and severely injures Shonitaksha, the demons in battle. Angada, along with Mainda and Dvivida the monkey-warriors encounter Shonitaksha, Yupaksha and Prajangha. Angada kills Prajan...

4/8/2013 4/8/2013

AKAMPANA (deceased)

TRUSTED COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF RAVANA; VANQUISHED BY HANUMAN. REFER CHAPTER 56 OF YUDDHA KANDA, RAMAYANA Akampana enters the battle-field and assails the monkeys with his bow and arrows. Then, Hanuman...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

VAJRADAMSHTRA (deceased)

ONE OF THE BEST WARRIOR OF RAVANA, KILLED DURING RAMAYANA WAR; ANGADA, MONKEY GENERAL AND KISHKINDA'S PRINCE ASSAULTS WITH A SWORD AND VAJRADAMSHTRA'S HEAD FALLS ON THE GROUND. Ravana sends Vajradams...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

DHUMRAKSHA (deceased)

DHUMRAKSHA WAS A GENERAL OF FORCES, TRUSTED BY RAVANA;; HANUMAN HITS HIM ON DHUMRAKSHA'S HEAD AND KILLED KIM. Dhumraksha along with army attacks the monkeys. A tumultuous battle ensued between the de...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

PRAHASTA (deceased)

ONE OF THE TRUSTED COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF RAVANA, KILLED DURING RAMAYANA WAR; NEELA CRUSHED PRAHASTA'S HEAD WITH A BIG BOULDER. On Rama's enquiry, Vibhishana explains the prowess of Prahasta who ent...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

BHASAKARNA (deceased)

SRI LANKA ARMY GENERAL'S SON.

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

PRAGASA (deceased)

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

DURDHARA (deceased)

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

YUPAKSHA (deceased)

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

VIRUPAKSHA (deceased)

SRILANKA, ARMY GENERAL'S SON.

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

JAMBUMALI PRAHASTA (deceased)

SON OF SRILANKA'S CHIEF MINISTER.

3/31/2013 3/31/2013

NALA (deceased)

Ram Sethu construction in Valmiki Ramayana Click :valmikiresearch.com ________________________________________ Nala on his part initiated a monumental bridge in the middle of the ocean. The...

3/29/2013 3/29/2013

Leader of bears who found Sita with his supernatural powers Jambavan belongs to a species called "vanara". According to the Vedic texts there are 400,000 human species, some higher and some lower tha...

3/28/2013 3/28/2013

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

MAINAKA, NAME OF MOUNTAIN, SON OF HIMA-VATBY MENAOR MANAKA AND SAID TO BE THE ONLY MOUNTAIN TO HAVE RETAINED HIS WINGS WHEN INDIRA CLIPPED THE WINGS OF OTHER WOUNTAINS. ACCORDING TO SOME THIS MOUNTAIN ...

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

PUSHPAKA Vimana of Ravana Posted on October 31, 2012 by bharathgyanblog The word Vimana comprises of Vi, “the sky” and Mana, meaning, “measure”. Vimana is one that measure...

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

Varuna is one of the mightiest of the gods in early Hinduism, later becoming a god of water. He was viewed as having dominion over the ocean of the gods, ruling the sky, bringing the rains, overseeing ...

3/19/2013 3/19/2013

Patience – Story of Shabari in Ramayana Shabari was an ascetic living in an ashrama near a mountain in South India. She lived a life of devotion and purity and was a disciple of Rishi Matanga. H...

3/19/2013 3/19/2013

11/12/2012 3/14/2013

3/14/2013 3/14/2013

Sampati In Hindu theology, Sampati (Sanskrit: सम्पाति Sampāti,Indonesian: Sempati, Thai: Sampathi, Tamil: Campati,Malay: Dasampani) was one o...

1/24/2013 3/12/2013

Seduction of Rishyashringa Rishyashringa, son of Vibhandaka sage was brought up in wilderness and knew no human beings except his father. The childless king Dasharatha was advised by sage Vasishtha t...

11/16/2012 3/2/2013

gastya Agastya/Agasthiyar. Agastya depicted in a statue as a Hindu sage. Agastya (Telugu:అగస్త్య,Kannada:ಅಗಸ್ತ&...

11/11/2012 2/27/2013

SHRAVAN KUMAR (deceased)

SHRAVAN KUMAR… The names of the parents of Shravan Kumar is not mentioned anywhere in Ramayana. Shravan Kumar is a character in the great Hindu epic Ramayana. While taking his blind and disa...

2/23/2013 2/23/2013

Manthara Manthara (Sanskrit: मंथरा; lit: "humpbacked"[1]) in the Hindu epic Ramayana, is the maid who convinced Queen Kaikeyi that the throne of Ayodhya belonged to...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

VISWAMITRA (deceased)

11/29/2012 2/21/2013

TADAKA DEMONESS (deceased)

Tatakā or Taraka (ताड़का) or Tadaka or Thataka (Tamil: Tatakai; Thai: Kakanasun, from Sanskrit Kākanāsura, "Crow Demoness"; Malay: Jagina)...

2/14/2013 2/14/2013

AHALYA (deceased)

Ahalya (Sanskrit: अहल्या Ahalyā, Tamil: Akalikai, Thai: Kala Acana, Malay: Dewi Indera) was the wife of Gautama Maharishi. The word Ahalya means without...

2/12/2013 2/12/2013

he Rishi or Sage are seers who know, and by their knowledge are the makers of shastra and "see" all mantras. The word comes from the root rish Rishati-prapnoti sarvvang mantrang jnanena pashyati sangsa...

11/29/2012 2/10/2013

Sage Viswamitra Sai Ram. We have been enjoying the wonderful, educating and entertaining stories of Sages and let us continue with the same this month too. This month of April (Chaitra) is special b...

9/28/2010 2/10/2013

Maharishi (the great sage) claims the distinction of being the author of the holy epic 'Ramayana', consisting of 24,000 verses. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elabor...

2/10/2013 2/10/2013

KARTHAVIRYARJUNA (deceased)

KARTHAVEERYARJUNA BECAME THE EMPEROR OF ENTIRE WORLD, CONSISTING OF SEVEN ISLANDS AND RECEIVED MYSTIC POWER FROM DATTATREYA, THE INCARNATION OF THE SUPREME PERSONALITY OF GODHEAD. THUS HE OBTAINED MYST...

12/10/2012 12/10/2012

THE KING, of the monkeys, he is dethroned by his evil brother Bali due to a misunderstanding when both fight a water buffalo together and Sugreeva accidentally leaves Bali trapped in a cave, thinking h...

11/17/2012 11/17/2012

Hanuman: An Epic Hero Hanuman: The Devotee of Lord Rama IT is hard to find a mythical character who is at once so powerful, learned, philosophic, humble and amusing! Hanuman features prominently in...

11/17/2012 11/17/2012

Ravana VISHRAVAS (b. - -5076)

THE ANCESTRY OF RAVANA A close study of the Ramayana, particularly the last book or Uttara Kanda, reveals that Ravana, the enemy of Lord Rama, was not a Dravidian, as many people have thought, but re...

11/11/2012 11/11/2012