Ravana
   See Ramayana.

Encyclopedia of Hinduism. . 2007.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rāvaṇa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rāvana, rey de los rakshasas (demonios caníbales). En la mitología hindú, Rāvana era el rey de los demonios rākshasas. Su rapto de Sītā (la esposa del dios Rāma) y su muerte en manos de éste, son los hechos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ravana — Rāvana Rāvana aux dix têtes et aux vingt bras Rahwa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Râvana — Rāvana Rāvana aux dix têtes et aux vingt bras Rahwa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rāvana — aux dix têtes et aux vingt bras Rahwana dans le ballet javanais du Ramayana au temple de Pram …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ravana — Ravana, mythischer Dämonenkönig von Lanka (Sri Lanka) Rāvaṇa ( ˈrɑːʋəɳə, रावण, இராவணன், රාවණා), der mythische Dämonenkönig von Lanka (möglicherweise Sri Lanka …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ravana — Ravana, Riesenkönig von Ceylon; er u. sein Bruder waren früher Dewetas u. Thürsteher am Eingange des Waikonda des Wischnu; der Fluch eines Rischi, welchem sie den Eingang zu dem Gotte versagt hatten, hatte sie verurtheilt, dreimal als Dämonen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ravana — Ravan and Raavanan redirects here. For other uses, see Ravan (disambiguation). A traditional depiction of Ravana Rāvaṇa (Sanskrit: रावण, Tamil:ராவணன் IPA: [ˈrɑːʋəɳə] …   Wikipedia

  • Ravana —    Powerful Indian DEMON who is lord and master of the fearsome RAKSHASAS. Ravana’s parents are Visravas and Nikasha, descendants of the first demons created. Ravana is equal in stature to SATAN. He and his hordes of demons live on the island of… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Ravana — /rah veuh neuh/, n. (in the Ramayana) the king of Ceylon who abducts Sita, the wife of Ramachandra, and is later defeated by Ramachandra. * * * In Hinduism, king of the demons. Ravana is depicted with 10 heads and 20 hands and flying a magic… …   Universalium

  • Ravana — noun The king of the asuras. <!Ravana is the wicked king of Lanka who is defeated by Lord Ram in the end of Ramayan. Legend has it that Ravana abducted Sita, the wife of Ram and took her with him to Lanka to marry her. Ravana is supposed to… …   Wiktionary

  • Ravana — (Rha VAN ah) Variations: The King of (Sri) Lanka Ravana, according to Hindu lore, was once the king of Lanka, faithful to his god, and ruler of a prosperous kingdom. He was brave, courageous, and smart, and knew how to use every type of weapon… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”