Tag Archives: Ravana

Good versus Bad

By | January 23, 2022

Some of Cartoons depicting clash of interests: Grizzy and LemmingsTom and JerryOggy and the cockroaches It is all about Good versus bad. This is debated from the times immorial. They are always out to wipe out each otherLike Rama and Ravana. All religions have this common thread of good versus bad. Goodness is always depicted… Read More »


By | November 21, 2020

Rama is the hero of epic Ramayana. Ramayana which is revered in India is little more than a quarter of Mahabharata. It is different in style and content from Mahabharata which contains many interpolation. The style of Ramayana bears some kinship to that of classical Sanskrit poetry. Ramayana is older than Mahabharata but major narrative… Read More »

Hanuman Ji

By | November 18, 2020

Hanumant or Hanuman is considered as the rare combination of wisdom and strength. He was loyal to the core to his Lord Rama and played a stellar role in Rama’s war against the demon Ravana who had abducted Rama’s wife Sita. In fact, many demons belonging to Ravana harassed the ascetics living in the jungles… Read More »


By | October 28, 2020

Darkness is a much maligned being. Everyone praises the light, everyone advocates in the favour of light. Especially on the occasion of Diwali, the most common refrain begins with “Let there be light……”, as if we are living in the dark till now. Importance of light is due to the darkness. In fact they follow… Read More »

Second Banishment of Rama

By | October 6, 2020

In tthe present circumstances, I thought it fit to give an reason for writing this piece. When Rama returned to Ayodhya after 14 years, people welcomed him by lighting earthen diyas. Pure Oil was used in the diyas. It must have been so soothing and peaceful. This occasion is started to be celebrated as Diwali.… Read More »

Dehradun in Mythology

By | February 12, 2013

In the earliest legend, Dehradun was a part of Kedarkhand, the abode of Great God Shiva whose popularity in this region is reflected in the hills being called after Him as Shiwalik.  The place also figures in two mythological epics Mahabharata & Ramayana. It is said that Rama and his brother Lakshmana came here to… Read More »