The Character Of Sita In Devdutt Pattanaik's Sitia

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Satija1 An Analysis of character of Sita in Devdutt Pattanaik 's Sita
Introduction to the character of 'Sita ': Sita is the central female character of the great Hindu epic Ramayana. She is referred as the daughter of mother earth and described as the adopted daughter of King Janaka . In contemporary Hindu culture she is often associated to the symbol of purity and courage.In her youth she marries Ram the prince of Ayodhaya and soon after her marriage she goes to the exile with her husband and brother- in- law Lakshamana. Where she was kidnapped by Ravana the king of Lanka .she is imprisoned in ' Ashoka vatika ' (Ashok Vatika was a garden in Lanka, the Kingdom of demon king, Ravana) by Ravana in Lanka. Finally rescued by Rama after a great war in which Rama killed Ravana . Thereafter Sita, Ram and Lakshmana returned to Ayodhaya and Sita and Rama were crowned as king and queen. After some time Rama abandons his pregnant wife Sita when the people of Ayodhaya raised questions over Sita 's chastity. Sita takes refuge in the hermitage of sage Valmiki and gave birth to twins Luva and Kusha. When her sons unites with their father she returns to the womb of mother earth.
Concept of chastity in Indian mythology
The character of Sita is known for her purity and chastity. Sita was told to not to cross the threshold of her husband 's house, but she stepped out and ended being rejected by the society. When Ram killed Ravana . Ram told Sita that she
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