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What is the story of KumbhaKarna's death?

Yes, It is true that those arrows which killed Vali also couldn't do any harm to Kumbhakarna. Here is how Valmiki Ramayana describes Kumbhakarnas Death:: दर्शयेक्ष्वाकुशार्दूल वीर्यम् गात्रेषु मे ...
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Was Kumbhakarna a robot?

Let’s take a look at how Kumbhkaran is described in general Pg 269 from the book you shared Sarga 48 He sleeps (not because he is machine and needs maintenance but because of curse given by Lord ...
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What does Kumbhakarna signify?

Ramayana is full of symbolism and through the narrative of Lord Rama & his life, weaves higher concepts of idealism and consciousness. Even Rama’s enemies are no ordinary people and they ...
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What is the story behind Kumbhakarna's sleep?

Kumbhakarna was cursed by Lord Brahma. This story is told by Vibhisana to Lord Rama in this chapter of Yuddha Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana. In summary what happens is: Kumbhakarna soon after his birth ...
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What was Shri Rama's response after the death of Kumbhakarna and Ravana?

In Valmiki's Ramayana, I didn't get any reference That Rama praised Kumbhakarna after his death but when Ravana was slayed, his brother Vibhishana laments a lot, then Rama comforts him as: वदन्तं ...
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What does Kumbhakarna signify?

We don't hear much of Kumbhakarna in the Valmiki Ramayana until the Yuddha Kanda in which he plays an important role for Ravana. But before agrees to fight for Ravana, he severely rebukes Ravana for ...
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Were Meghnada and Kumbhkarna aware that they were supporting adharma?

Kumbhakarna Kumbhakarna knew that Ravana was in the wrong. On being called to aid during the war, Kumbhakarna mocks Ravana’s sins by saying: दृष्टो दोषो हि योऽस्माभिः पुरा मन्त्रविनिर्णये। हितेष्वनभि...
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Who is the "Narayana" valmiki is comparing Kumbhakarna to?

Here, there is simply a statement that Kumbakaran, with his ornaments and a spike in his hand, seems to be as glorious and powerful as the all-powerful god Narayana. It does not mean that Kumbakaran ...
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Was Kumbhakarna a robot?

I tried using site search to find every instance of yantra in the Valmiki Ramayana to see if this has any merit: Every verse mentioning Yantra in Valmiki Ramayana: 1. atha bhuumi pradeshaGYaaH suutra ...
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How was Vajrajwala, Wife of gigantic Kumbhakaran in comparison to him? How did they live together?

The only refrence of Kumbhakarna's wife I found is in Uttarkanda; “There, with their consent, he chose two wives for his two brothers; the daughter of Virocana, named Vajravala, was given by him to ...
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What is the story of KumbhaKarna's death?

Kumbhakarna, the Rakshasa had never been defeated in battle before. On the battlefield, Kumbhakarna kills innumerable vanara and eats many of them. He then restricts God Hanuman and Angada. Sugreeva ...
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