Ravana

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Ravan was a figure, a Brahmin having great knowledge of religion, righteousness. While being a priest, the king of Lanka, he falls into lust by seeing Sita, the wife of Raam. He kidnaps her and takes her to Lanka, in his kingdom and keeps her by tempting her to marry him. He stays distant as she refuses. Hanuman comes to rescue her with his monkey army building a bridge from India to Lanka (believed to be Sri Lanka). They set a fire to his kingdom and rescued Sita. Ravan has Hanuman’s tail set on fire. Ravan is shown with many heads and one head of a donkey. His many heads show his intelligence of the Vedas. However, he was foolish for falling prey to his own lust in kidnapping Sita. Sita is taken to Ram and is deemed to be impure. She is put through the test of fire for her purity, finding out if she was physically intimate with Ravan while away. She passes the test and still mocks Ram for having an impure wife. He banishes her because she has a son and a specially spirtually given son, Lav and Khush. The story of Ravan shows how a great king with knowledge, wisdom and spirtuality can still fall for his own kaam known as kaama, an indication of pride, arrogance and ego of his own greatness resulting in his lust which resulted in the destruction of his own kingdom and rule.