The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic and it tells the story of a prince, Rama of Ayodhya, whose wife sita is abducted by the demon king of lanka, Ravana. Rama is the hero of his tale and he is portrayed as an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the eldest and the favorite son of the king of ayodhya, dasaradha. The Ramayana follows the life of Rama and his wife sita and his brother Lakshmana and even today is a very important part of Indian mythology and culture,
This kanda describes hanuman’s braveness and his visit to Lanka. During the aerial journey, Simhika. a monsters living in the ocean drags him down by catching his shadow. Hanuman kills her. Then his gets a distant view of lanka enters the city at night and meets sita, who is imprisoned in Ravana’s palace garden. He assures her that help will be coming. He gives her Rama’s token and message. He then proceeds to destroy Ravana’s Asoka grove.
When he destroys Asoka, vana Ravana’s demon soldiers captured him. Hanuman kills Ravana’s younger son Aksha in battle and is delivered to Ravana for retribution. Furious at hearing Hanuman word’s Ravana orders Hanuman’s death. Vibhishana, Ravana’s Righteous brother, intervenes at this point and reminds him that it is improper to execute a messenger, and instead tells him exact the appropriate punishment for hanuman’s crime. Ravana ordered his demons to set fire to Hanuman’s tail. Enduring the punishment, Hanuman seizes the opportunity to observe Lanka during the day in an effort to gather military information for the future. Hanuman frees himself from his bonds, and with his tail ablaze. Files around Lanka, Destroying the town. After which, he returns to Rama with news about sita.