Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 30 Aug 2011 12:02 and updated at 30 Aug 2011 12:02


vrm.7.30 There was an old Rakshasa, celebrated for his wisdom, named Malyavan,the elder brother of Sumalin.
vrm.7.32 And encircled by Maricha, Prahasta, Mahaparshva, Mahodara, Akampana, Nikumbha, Suka, Sarana, Sanghrada, Dhumaketu, Mahadangstra, Gathodara, Jambumali, Mahahrada, Virupaksha, Suptaghna, Yajnakopa, Durmukha, Khara, Trisira, Karaveeraksha, Suryashatru Mahakaya, Atikaya, Devantaka, Narantaka, all those gifted with great prowess, there entered the battle field, the highly powerful Sumalin, Ravana s maternal grandfather.
vrm.7.32 And the Devas, as well, began to send the redoubtable, powerful and terrific Rakshasas, with the stroke of blameless weapons, to the abode of Death, In the interim, O Rama, a Rakshasa, Sumalin, by name, getting enraged and with diverse weapons, ran amock of the soldiery, the winds scatter clouds, so, he, under the
vrm.7.32 The Devas being thus distressed by Sumalin the eighth Vasu Savitra stood there enraged.
vrm.7.32 Thereupon there arose a terrible encounter, capable of making down erect, between Sumalin and the Vasu, who did not retire from the field of battle.
vrm.7.32 Having taken up that mace having a burning head and resembling the rod of Death Savitra struck Sumalin on his head therewith.
vrm.7.33 Beholding Sumalin slain and reduced to ashes by Vasu and being assailed by the Devas the Rakshasa host led into diverse directions.

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