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Vibishana can't able to choose neutral because of boon by Brahma. Brahma then addressed Vibhishana, 'O my son, I am much pleased with thee! Ask any boon thou pleasest!' Thereupon, Vibhishana replied, 'Even in great danger, may I never swerve from the path of righteousness, and though ignorant, may I, O adorable Sire, be illumined with the light of divine ...


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Ravana's parents were Vishrava (son of Pulastya) and Kaikesi (daughter of Sumali and Thataka). Kaikesi had two brothers Maricha and Subahu which would effectively make them Ravana's uncles. Ravana had six brothers and two sisters: Kubera – the King of North direction and the Guardian of Heavenly Wealth. He was an older half-brother of Ravana: they were ...


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According to the Uttara Kand of Valmiki Ramayan, Vibhishana didn't die. He was commanded by Sri Rama to rule over Lanka. And Sugriva entered in Sarayu. It is described as: Apprised of Rama's determination of going to heaven, Vanaras, born of the Devas, Rishis and Gandharvas taking Sugriva before them, came there to see Rama. And they all said "O Rama, ...


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Who were the parents of Ravana? The parents of Rāvaṇa were Viśravas and Kaikasī. Viśravas is the son of Pulastya Brahma, one of the mind born son of the creator Brahma. What were the names of Ravana's brothers and sisters? The lineage of Viśravas is explained in detail in Chapter 8 of Upodghata Pada of Brahmanda Purana. 38-40: Viśravas married ...


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Rāvaṇa was born to Viśravā (father) and Kaikasī (mother, a.k.a Keśinī). This chapter of Uttarakāṇḍa of Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa narrates the birth of Rāvaṇa, his two brothers Kumbhakarṇa & Vibhīṣaṇa, and his sister Śūrpaṇakhā. From this blog, here's Rāvaṇa's family tree: You can find his other family members' details in the Puranic Encyclopedia under the ...


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Yes, Vibhīṣaṇa also killed some rākṣasas during the battle between Lakṣmaṇa and Indrajit. Bow & arrow seems to have been his chief weapon. Seeing Lakshmana and Indrajit, fighting with commitment to gain victory one over the other, like elephants in rut, that strong and valiant Vibhishana, wielding his excellent bow, stood there at the battle-front, ...


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Traditions differ from one kingdom/area to another. Vanaras follow a tradition of marrying wife of dead brother. That was why Sugriva married Tara, after the death of Vali. On reaching Kishkinda, in Pushpaka Vimana, Sita says as follows; सुग्रीवप्रियभार्याभिस्ताराप्रमुखातो नृप || ६-१२३-२४ अन्येषां वानरेन्द्राणां स्त्रीभिः परिवृता ह्यहम् | गन्तुमि...


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Vibhishan got immortality as per Ramayana too as discussed in the following post: Gods granting immortality But according to Uttarakhanda of Ramayana, Ravana also got a boon from Lord Brahma and he was incapable of being slain by Nagas, Yakshas, Daityas, Danavas and the Devas. This not required that an immortal have to be more powerful than others. ...


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