Ravana

Festivals should inspire us to do something for society, nation: PM Narendra Modi

Festivals should inspire us to do something for society, nation: PM Narendra Modi

Festivals like Dussehra should not be a mere source of entertainment but also inspire us and give us the resolve to do something for society and the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Saturday.

Sep 30, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
Vijayadashami 2017: We tell you why visiting Mysore during Dussehra is a great idea

Vijayadashami 2017: We tell you why visiting Mysore during Dussehra is a great idea

Vijaya Dashami or Vijaya Dasami or Dusshera is one of the most significant festivals celebrated across India. But Mysore Dasara is an event one can certainly not afford to miss in a lifetime.

Sep 30, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Ravana challaned for riding a Harley Davidson bike without helmet

Ravana challaned for riding a Harley Davidson bike without helmet

Several videos of Mukesh Rishi riding a Harley Davidson without a helmet went viral prompting the police to send him a challan.

Sep 30, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
This Greater Noida village mourns on Dussehra, Diwali and celebrates Ravana as tragic hero!

This Greater Noida village mourns on Dussehra, Diwali and celebrates Ravana as tragic hero!

Mythology has varied interpretations and tends to tell a lot about one's rich culture and heritage.

Sep 29, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Was Surpanakha actually a woman of wisdom?

Was Surpanakha actually a woman of wisdom?

We have often heard of Surpanakha as a villainous woman – the sister of Ravan, the king of Lanka.

May 05, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Bagalamukhi Goddess—The power of wisdom and knowledge

Bagalamukhi Goddess—The power of wisdom and knowledge

On May 3, 2017, people across the nation celebrated the Bagalamukhi Jayanti which pays obeisance to the goddess of wisdom Bagala.

May 05, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Surpanakha - A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?

Surpanakha - A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?

It was time that Surpanakha got her chance to tell her story of repression, rage, revenge -- and eventual redemption. 

Jan 17, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Koteshwar Temple: Ravana left original Linga gifted by Lord Shiva here

Koteshwar Temple: Ravana left original Linga gifted by Lord Shiva here

There’s a beautiful legend associated with this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Nov 21, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Congress-affiliated NSUI's members burn effigy of PM Narendra Modi at JNU campus on Dussehra dubbing him as 'Ravana'

Congress-affiliated NSUI's members burn effigy of PM Narendra Modi at JNU campus on Dussehra dubbing him as 'Ravana'

There seems to be no end in sight to controversies as far as JNU is concerned. After row over anti-national activities, once again JNU is in news!

Oct 12, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
'Lankesh Bhakta Mandal' pays obeisance to Ravana, the learned devotee of Lord Shiva

'Lankesh Bhakta Mandal' pays obeisance to Ravana, the learned devotee of Lord Shiva

Not only members of 'Lankesh Bhakta Mandal' paid their obeisance to Ravana, they also decided they would ask people not to burn effigies of "such a learned devotee of Lord Shiva" year after year

Oct 12, 2016, 15:32 PM IST
A clan in Rajasthan mourns demon-king Ravana’s death

A clan in Rajasthan mourns demon-king Ravana’s death

Dave Godha clan claims to be the descendants of Ravana and remembers him as a "man of great culture and erudition".

Oct 12, 2016, 15:30 PM IST
At Kanpur's Dashanan Mandir, Ravana is worshiped for his scholarship

At Kanpur's Dashanan Mandir, Ravana is worshiped for his scholarship

Dashanan Mandir, which was built in 1868, opens only once a year - on the morning of Vijaya Dashami.

Oct 12, 2016, 15:28 PM IST
Traditional fervour marks Dussehra celebrations across India - In Pics

Traditional fervour marks Dussehra celebrations across India - In Pics

Giant effigies of demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames across India as nation celebrated Dussehra, marking the triumph of good over evil.

Oct 11, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
Dussehra 2016: Indore celebrates 'Ravan Moksha Diwas'

Dussehra 2016: Indore celebrates 'Ravan Moksha Diwas'

Dashanan puja has been performed since 1970, which is completely in contrast to the popular traditions among Hindus.

Oct 11, 2016, 16:40 PM IST
Dussehra: Nawaz Sharif's effigy to be burnt alongside Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnad in Amritsar

Dussehra: Nawaz Sharif's effigy to be burnt alongside Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnad in Amritsar

In Punjab's Amritsar, Nawaz Sharif's effigy was spotted wrapped up in the Pakistan flag with the Pakistani premier's photo affixed on top.

Oct 11, 2016, 11:03 AM IST
Vijaya Dashami 2016: Dussehra WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Vijaya Dashami 2016: Dussehra WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Demons Ravana and Mahishasura who were known for treachery and destruction were annihilated by divine forces Rama and Durga respectively. 

Oct 11, 2016, 09:48 AM IST
Narendra Modi as Lord Rama, Nawaz Sharif as Ravana, Kejriwal as Meghanada - Posters surface in Varanasi

Narendra Modi as Lord Rama, Nawaz Sharif as Ravana, Kejriwal as Meghanada - Posters surface in Varanasi

Ever since Indian Army carried out surgical strikes along Line of Control and destroyed Lashkar-e-Toiba base camps, political slugfest has erupted in the country.

Oct 05, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

Greater Noida village all set for Ravana temple

Ravana, however, will not stand alone in the sanctum sanctorum -- the idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman as well will keep him company.

Aug 04, 2016, 18:53 PM IST
Ravana, the demon king is worshipped in these Indian temples

Ravana, the demon king is worshipped in these Indian temples

Ravana was a staunch devotee Lord Shiva and he was a highly learned man.

May 04, 2016, 14:21 PM IST
Eleven lesser known facts about Ravana that will amaze you

Eleven lesser known facts about Ravana that will amaze you

Ravana was so obsessed he was with the idea winning Sita’s heart that he chose the path of self-destruction.

Apr 14, 2016, 13:22 PM IST