sita

Sting Operation

“As Rama is wise, it is not possible for me to be abducted by you. This was ordained for your slaying; there is no doubt.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.21) nāpahartumahaṃ śakyā tvayā rāmasya dhīmataḥ… Read More ›

Lowest Among Man-Eaters

“Since you have spoken such sinful words to the wife of the immeasurably resplendent Rama, to what place will you go to be free, O lowest of the Rakshasas?” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.15) rākṣasādhama rāmasya bhāryāmamitatejasaḥ |… Read More ›

Of Unsound Mind

“Other than you, who in the three worlds would even think of desiring me, for I am the wife of that pious-soul, as Shachi is to Indra?” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.14) māṃ hi dharmātmanaḥ… Read More ›

Pioneers Take the Arrows

“Indeed, there is no person here who desires your welfare, no one to stop you from these reprehensible acts.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.13) nūnam na te janaḥ kaścidasti niḥśreyase sthitaḥ | nivārayati yo na… Read More ›

Wishing You the Best

“Indeed, there is no person here who desires your welfare, no one to stop you from these reprehensible acts.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.13) nūnam na te janaḥ kaścidasti niḥśreyase sthitaḥ | nivārayati yo na… Read More ›

I Disappear

“Along with Lakshmana my husband Rama will very soon draw out your life breath with His arrows, like the sun does a puddle of water.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.33-34) kṣipraṃ tava sa nātho me… Read More ›

A Treasure Mine

“The group of young girls and queens stayed there in this way, receiving every auspicious treasure looking at Sita and looking at Rama.” (Janaki Mangala, 152) jubati jūtha ranivāsa rahasa basa ehi bidhi | dekhi dekhi siya rāma sakala mangala… Read More ›