Posts tagged ‘Sita



Sita is believed to be the adopted daughter of King Janaka and Queen Sunanina of Mithila, sister to Urmila and cousins Manadavi and Shrutakiri. She is idolized for her sacrifice, pureness, strength and more. According to Ramayana, she was found by King …

Sita is also known as Janaki and is believed to be the adopted daughter of King Janaka of Mithila. According to Valmiki’s Ramayana and Kamban’s Tamil epic Ramavataram, Sita was found by King Janaka, King of Mithila, in a furrow in a plowed field and …

The grandeur wedding of Lord Rama and Sita was performed amid chanting of Vedic mantras by scores of pundits in the tastefully decked up Mithila stadium near the famous Sri Sita Ramaswamy temple and watched by thousands of devotees. Earlier, the idols of …

We have made an uneasy peace with each other. Mythily, the princess of Mithila; and Mythily, aka Vijayalakshmi. Author’s Note: Mythily is my nickname. As a child, I grew up watching Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan and relating to Sita –the only main …

Well, according to Amazon India’s Reading Trend report 2017, Amish Tripathi was the bestselling author on e-commerce platform, with his book Sita – Warrior of Mithila emerging as the highest selling fiction book of the year. Literature and Fiction …

In the Kingdom of Mithila, King Janak had organized the ceremony of ‘Swayamvar’ for his daughter Sita. In this ceremony, the Goddess was supposed to choose her groom. The condition for winning the Swayamvar, however, was decided on contender’s …

Ensuing, the sage took the prince of Ayodhya to Mithila. At the same time, King Janaka, the ruler of Mithila was conducting a contest to choose the right match for his daughter Sita. Devi Sita was the daughter of King Janak was born in the ancient city of …

On the occasion, Bibaha Panchami, the Mithila community in Janakpur observe the symbolic wedding ceremony where Princess Sita ties the nuptial knot with Prince Ram as per the reference to the Goswami Tulsidas’s Ramayan. The legend has it that Ayodhya …

Review: Sita: Warrior of Mithila by Amish

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 26, 2017

Sita: Warrior of Mithila, the second book in the Ramchandra series, was my introduction to Amish Tripathi’s work, and I can now see why it’s so easy to read him. He successfully creates a world that is much more than mere mysticism or magic …

Warrior of Mithila. Why did the Amish Tripathi’s Shiva series rock but the Ram Chandra series proved to be a complete dud? The core reason is of mystery. Most people were unaware of Lord Shiva’s life history — a familiar yet a mysterious figure.

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About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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