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VIBHEESHANA

Ravana - King of Lanka

Ravana's mother Kaikasi and his grand- father Sumali put evil ideas into his king him to take away the Kingdom of Lanka and the Pushpaka plane from Kubera. He ignored the principle that an elder  brother should be looked upon with the respect due to a father. Kubera had to flee from the kingdom. Ravana became the King of Lanka and began to rule over the Rakshasas.

Kubera went to the Kailasa region and g the area that he liked, established the Kingdom of the Yakshas. He ruled over his realm righteously. Ravana then cast his greedy eyes on Kubera's Pushpaka plane too. He behaved in a provocative way and began a war with Kubera. Defeating
'Kubera, he emplaned on the Pushpaka and came back from Kailasa to Lanka.

Ravana married Maya's daughter, Mando- dari, who was a very devoted wife and very righteous. He had a son by her, named Meghanaada (which means the 'sound of the clouds' or the 'sound of thunder'). Meghanaada defeated Indra, the king of angels, and earned the title of 'Indrajit' also. Ravana had many more wives from whom he had other sons like Akshaya- kumara, Anukampa and so on.

Vibheeshana married Sarama, daughter of the Gandharva king Shailusha. Sarama also was of a virtuous bent of mind like Vibheeshana, and full of good qualities.

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Vibheeshana - Devotee of Sri Rama
About Vibheshana
Introduction
Ravana's Brother
Penance By Ravana, Kumbhakarna
Vibheeshana Too Gets A Boon
You are Here! Ravana - King Of  Lanka
Hanumanta Goes To Lanka
"Brother, This Is Not Statecraft"
Consultations
"But Think, My Brethren"
When The Brother Is Unjust
Vibheeshana's Advice Rejected
Kumbhakarna
Wisdom Is Curbed
The Bond Is Sundered
Supplication To Sri Rama
Vibheeshana's Honesty

Invaluable Help To Rama

Vibheeshana's Patriotism
Brother's Love
The Virtuous, The Best Of Devotees

 

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