Showing posts with label Dushana. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dushana. Show all posts

Hinduism - Who Is Khara In Hindu Mythology?

 


Khara is one of the demon-king Ravana's siblings in the Ramayana, the earlier of the two major Indian epics.

Khara works with his brother Dushana to revenge the dignity of their sister Shurpanakha, who had her ears and nose cut off by Rama's brother Lakshmana.

Rama defeats the demon army in a violent fight, slaying Khara and Dushana.

Shurpanakha seeks revenge against their brother Ravana after seeing her two brothers' defeat.

Ravana believes he won't be able to kill Rama in combat, so he decides to revenge his sister by capturing Sita, which sets the tone for the rest of the epic.

 

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Hinduism - Who Is Dushana?


Dushana is one of the demon-king Ravana's brothers in the Ramayana, the earlier of the two major Indian epics. 

Dushana, along with his brother Khara, seeks vengeance for their sister Shurpanakha, whose ears and nose were severed by Rama's brother Lakshmana. 

Rama smashes the army and kills Khara and Dushana in a hard fight with their demon (supernatural entity) army. 

Shurpanakha seeks revenge against Ravana after seeing her two brothers' downfall. 

Ravana understands he won't be able to kill Rama in combat, so he decides to revenge his sister by capturing Sita, Ravana's wife. 

This puts in action the narrative of the epic's second half. 



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