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Who is Pushpotkata in Ravana?

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Consequently, what was Ravana's gotra?

Ravana's grandfather on his father's side,thesage Pulastya, was one of the ten Prajapatis or mind-born sonsofBrahma and one of the Saptarishi (Seven Great Sages Rishi) inthefirst Manvantara (age of Manu). They completed their educationfromtheir father, with Ravana being a great scholar oftheVedas.

Also, what is the mother name of Ravana? Kaikesi

Additionally, what is the birthplace of Ravana?

Bisrakh is a village 10 km away of Greater Noida, intheIndian state of Uttar Pradesh. The locals claim their village tobebirthplace of the legendary king Ravana, whorulesLanka in the epic Ramayana.

Is Ravana a God?

Ravana is the mythical multi-headed demon-kingofLanka in Hindu mythology. With ten heads and twentyarms,Ravana could change into any form he wished.Representingthe very essence of evil, he famously fought andultimately lost aseries of epic battles against the hero Rama,seventh avatar ofVishnu.

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What is the full name of Ravana?

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Did Rama killed Ravana at the age of 6?

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How many years did Ravana live?

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What was the surname of Lord Ram?

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Is Ravana a god in Sri Lanka?

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How did Ravana get 10 heads?

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What language did Ravana speak?

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Who cursed Ravana?

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How did mandodari die?

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How long is the Ramayana?

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Is Kubera brother of Ravana?

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Is Ravana is Brahmin?

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Who is the maternal uncle of Ravana?

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