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Did demon king Ravana really have ten heads?

New Delhi: The demon king of Lanka Ravana is the central character in all versions of Ramayana. Ravana was known for his ten heads and was therefore known as Dashanan.  It could be that his

PTI [Updated:21 Mar 2013, 5:32 PM]





The Ramayana says, Ravana went to battle with Lord Rama on krishna paksha amavasya (New Moon) and during the battle, he used to lose one head every day.  

On the dashami, celebrated as Vijayadashami, he lost his tenth and last head.






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