Son of Indra and a Monkey Queen.
Half brother of Sugrîva (both Monkees). He started out well giving the demon Ravana a thorough pasting, tying all his arms and legs with his tail and dragging him around the world for laughs for a dozen years.
Ravana survived to fight another day, but not with Vali (3), who next had a falling out with his half brother. He came home one day to find his twin brother Sugrîva keeping the throne warm. Vali (3) ignored the excuses and went totally ape.
Sugrîva was banished from the land, protesting his innocence, and Vali (3) took his wife. Bad move. They fought in single combat to the death.
Sugrîva had the help of Rama who was also Vishnu. Despite having the power to suck out the strength of anyone he could see, Vali (3) was defeated by Rama, who hid behind a tree and got him with an arrow.
Vali (3) Facts and Figures
Name: Vali (3)
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bali, Balin
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero
Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
Popularity index: 795
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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