What was the secret to kill Ravana?

What was the secret to kill Ravana?

Matali, Rama’s charioteer watches the struggle and suggests that “To kill Ravana you must use the dreaded arrow of Brahma, given to you by Agastya, which never misses its target”. So Rama shot the divine arrow, which had the power of the gods in it, which pierced Ravana in the heart and killed him.

What was Ravana’s weakness?

Because of his weakness of women, he mistreated Rambha – Nalakuera’s (Kuber’s son) wife. Nalakuera cursed him that he could not touch any woman without her consent, and if he ever tried to, his head would explode into three pieces. This was why Ravan never mistreated Sita or forced her to marry him.

Did Rama used Brahmastra to kill Ravana?

In the Ramayana, a Brahmastra is used by Shri Rama several times: once against Jayanta when he hurt Sita, against Mareecha in their last encounter, and finally the Brahmastra was used in the last battle with the Asura emperor Ravana.

How many days did it take to kill Ravana?

“In the actual Ramayan- its said that Sita was kidnapped somewhere in the 10th year of the exile and the search for Sita, going to Lanka, fighting the war and killing Ravana took atleast another 2.5- 3 years. By the time it was over it was 13 years completed.

Which ram broke by Dhanush?

His bow is rendered useless, and Lord Vishnu’s bow Sharanga prevails. This Pinaka was broken later by Lord Rama as commonly said .

Was raavan a human?

In the classic text, he is found kidnapping Rama’s wife Sita, to claim vengeance on Rama and his brother Lakshmana for having cut off the nose of his sister Surpanakha. Yet Ravana of Sri Lanka is portrayed to be a different king and a human.

How did Ravana get 10 heads?

When Ravana has once performed a ‘Homa’ (sacrifice) to please Lord Shiva in the want of ultimate powers, he had beheaded himself to satisfy lord Shiva but surprisingly his head was back in place again. Hence Raavan was also called as Dasamukha (10 faced) or Dasakantha (10 throated) or Dasagriva (10 headed).

What did Rama do after killing Ravana?

After Ravana’s demise, Lord Rama asked Vibhishana to marry Mandodari so that she stays the reigning Queen of Lanka and the kingdom prospers under her rule. Mandodari married Vibhishana as an act of statesmanship so that Lanka could be put on the path of growth and righteousness.

At what age did Ram get married?

But at what age did they get married. It has been told in Valmiki Ramayana that at the time of marriage, Lord Ram’s age was 13 years and Mother Sita’s age was 6 years.