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Articles tagged as Ravana

  • Dussehra Festival - Burning Ravana Effigies in Amritsar, India

    Dussehra is the final day of the Navaratri festival, one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated across India. It is essentially a battle of good versus evil, whereby the evil is depicted by the demon Ravana.

  • More than 10,000 attend Diwali 2014 at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple

    Communications secretary for the temple, Radha Mohan Das, said: "The day was a really big success, everyone had a lot of fun. There was a great atmosphere, particularly in the lead up to the fireworks." The day also saw two drama perfomances, which told parts of the story behind Diwali. Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil, which is told in the ancient Indian text, Ramayana.

  • ISKCON Celebrates Rama’s Victory in Grand Style
    ISKCON temples and organizations all over the world celebrated the ultimate victory of good over evil this October 16th to 17th, with unique festivities centered around Lord Ramachandra’s defeating the evil king Ravana and rescuing his wife Sita Devi. .