Tales of Giant and Demons: 5 in 1
They broke rules and created chaos. But not all the giants and demons in Indian mythology can be called evil. Ravana, the king of Lanka, was proud, lustful and ruthless. Yet, he was an intellectual, an accomplished dancer and one of Shiva’s greatest devotees.
Mahiravana, son of Ravana and king of the netherworld, was a magician who managed to dupe the ever vigilant Hanuman and kidnap Rama and Lakshmana. Kumbhakarna, the sleeping giant, rallied to his brother Ravana’s support and sacrificed his life and Ghatotkacha, son of the demoness Hidimba, was an obedient and dutiful son to his father, Bheema, the Pandava prince.