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Dhanyamalini
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Mandodari (Left) and Dhanyamalini (right) with attendant Concubine in the funeral of Ravana., a scene from the Ramakien in Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok.
Devanagariधन्यामालिनी
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Dhanyamalini wife of Ravana in Thai art.
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Dhanyamalini (Left) and Mandodari (right) with Shurpanakha., a scene from the Ramakien in Wat Suthat, Bangkok.
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Ravana helps his Wife is Mandodari (Left) with Dhanyamalini (middle) and Concubine (right) escape A fire burn in Lanka., a scene from the Ramakien in Wat Suthat, Bangkok.
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Ravana helps his Wife is Mandodari (Left) with Dhanyamalini (middle) and Concubine (right) escape A fire burn in Lanka., a scene from the Ramakien in Wat Phanan Choeng, Ayutthaya.
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Sugriva destroys Chatra of Lanka while Ravana hugs his wife Mandodari (left) and Dhanyamalini (right), a scene from the Ramakien in Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok.

In Hindu scriptures, Dhanyamalini was the second wife of Ravana. She was a gentle and caring woman. Her true identity is unknown but some stories refer to her as the daughter of Mayasur and sister of Mandodari.[1] Dhanyamalini had four sons from Ravana, they were Atikaya, Narantaka, Devantaka, Trishira.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "2 Wives of Ravana – and Their Legends".
  2. ^ https://www.dek-d.com/board/view/1665174/
  3. ^ Nāyuḍū, Su Śaṅkara Rājū; Shankar Raju Naidu, S. (1971). "A Comparative Study of Kamba Ramayanam and Tulasi Ramayan".