By Mr Anand Neelakantan
The epic story of victory and defeatƒ the tale of the Ramayana have been informed innumerable instances. The spell binding tale of Rama, the incarnation of God, who slew Ravana, the evil demon of darkness, is understood to each Indian. And within the pages of historical past, as constantly, it's the model instructed by means of the victors, that lives on. The voice of the vanquished is still misplaced in silence. yet what if Ravana and his humans had a distinct tale to inform? the tale of the Ravanayana had by no means been advised. Asura is the epic story of the vanquished Asura humans, a narrative that has been loved through the oppressed outcastes of India for 3000 years. previously, no Asura has dared to inform the story. yet possibly the time has come for the useless and the defeated to talk. ñFor hundreds of thousands of years, i've been vilified and my demise is widely known 12 months after 12 months in each nook of India. Why? used to be it simply because I challenged the Gods for the sake of my daughter? was once it simply because I freed a race from the yoke of caste-based Deva rule? you will have heard the victor's story, the Ramayana. Now listen the Ravanayana, for i'm Ravana, the Asura, and my tale is the story of the vanquished.î ñI am a non-entity ? invisible, powerless and negligible. No epics will ever be written approximately me. i've got suffered either Ravana and Rama ? the hero and the villain or the villain and the hero. while the tales of serious males are informed, my voice might be too feeble to be heard. but, spare me a second and listen to my tale, for i'm Bhadra, the Asura, and my existence is the story of the loser.î the traditional Asura empire lay shattered into many warring petty kingdoms reeling below the heel of the Devas. In desperation, the Asuras lookup to a tender saviour ? Ravana. Believing greater international awaits them less than Ravana, universal males like Bhadra choose to keep on with the younger chief. With a will of iron and a fiery ambition to prevail, Ravana leads his humans from victory to victory and carves out an unlimited empire from the Devas. yet even if Ravana succeeds spectacularly, the terrible Asuras locate that not anything a lot has replaced for them. it's whilst that Ravana, via one motion, adjustments the historical past of the area.
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ASURA: Tale Of The Vanquished by Mr Anand Neelakantan