Kumbhakarna, 2 Definition(s)
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1) Kumbhakarna is a rakshasa and brother of Ravana in the Indian Ramayana epic. Despite his monstrous size and great hunger, he was described to be of good character, though he killed and ate many Hindu monks just to show his power. Kumbhakarna had two sons, Kumbha and Nikumbha, who too fought in the war against Rama and were killed.
2) Kumbhakarna (कुम्भकर्ण): Brother of Ravana, King of Lanka, who was asleep most of the time because of the curse of Brahma.
etymology: Kumbhakarna (Telugu: కుంభకర్ణ/కుంభకర్ణుడు Kumbhakarṇa/kumbhakarṇudu,Tamil: கும்பகருணன் Kumbakarunan, Sanskrit: कुम्भकर्ण Kumbhakarṇa, Malay: Kumbakarna, Indonesian: Kumbhakarno, Burmese: Kumbikhanna, Thai: Kumphakan)
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