Posts tagged ‘Sitas

Excerpt from Sita’s Sister

Posted on: Monday, Oct 23, 2017

And you have seen how treacherous they can be Mila! Don’t you remember how they entered the Mithila Palace and took the form of Sita? Everyone was fooled. Even you! Then how can I take you with me to such a place and expose you to danger? He said violently.

Different Ramayanas, many different Sitas

Posted on: Sunday, May 28, 2017

Let’s celebrate Shakti, the feminine power. We need it now. More than ever. For as our ancient scriptures say, the Gods abandon the land where women are not respected. Amish’s next book, Sita-Warrior of Mithila, will be released tomorrow

Oppn attacks Min Sharma over Sita’s birth place reply

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

In his written reply, the minister said “however, Sita has been mentioned as having been born in Mithila region in Valmiki Ramayana which is presently dated 2nd Century BC.” Digvijay Singh then said, “I want to ask you that you have no proof?…

A million Sitas in the forest

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Mandodari saved this perfect child who landed in Mithila, then discovered by its king, Janaka, as he ritually pushed the plow at the start of the sowing season. Sita’s chance lifting of Shiva’s bow at the age of ten had prompted King Janaka’s …

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.