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VIBHEESHANA

Ravana's Brother

Vibheeshana was the younger brother of Ravana, the King of Lanka. Ravana had another younger brother also, by name Kumbhakarna, and a younger sister called Shoorpanakha. Their father was Vishravas, and mother Kaikasi. Vishravas had also a first wife who bore him a son by name Vaishravana, also called Kubera, who performed long and arduous austerities and meditation, to propitiate Lord Brahma, the creator. By His boon, Kubera became of the 'Lokapalakas', the deities who over the eight cardinal directions and protect the world; he also secured a ‘Vimana’
(aeroplane) which was called ‘Pushpaka’. He was the king of Rakshasas developed Lanka into a prosperous kingdom.

But Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Shoorpa- nakha grew into evil persons. Their mother Kaikasi, pained thereby, spoke of her anguish to her husband. He consoled her saying, "Do not weep. You will get a us son who will bring a good name to our family." The son born after that was Vibheeshana.

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Vibheeshana - Devotee of Sri Rama
About Vibheshana
Introduction
You are Here! Ravana's Brother
Penance By Ravana, Kumbhakarna
Vibheeshana Too Gets A Boon
Ravana - King Of  Lanka
Hanumanta Goes To Lanka
"Brother, This Is Not Statecraft"
Consultations
"But Think, My Brethren"
When The Brother Is Unjust
Vibheeshana's Advice Rejected
Kumbhakarna
Wisdom Is Curbed
The Bond Is Sundered
Supplication To Sri Rama
Vibheeshana's Honesty

Invaluable Help To Rama

Vibheeshana's Patriotism
Brother's Love
The Virtuous, The Best Of Devotees

 

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