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Hinduism - What Is Atikaya?



Atikaya is one of the sons of the mighty demon Ravana by his wife Mandodari in the Ramayana, the earlier of the two major Hindu epics. 


  • Atikaya, like his father, is portrayed as a great devotee (bhakta) of Shiva, who acquires numerous wonderful weapons and abilities as a result of his unwavering devotion. 
  • In the battle with Rama's army, Atikaya fights courageously and valiantly, but is ultimately slain by Rama's brother Lakshmana.


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