Honour the incredible women who have shaped your life – share their stories this Mother’s Day! Let’s pass on the #legacyofstrength!
We all are descended from our foremothers one of whom is Sita. Here is to the Sita in each one of us today.
Strong enough to have the ‘Shiv Dhanush’ as her toy
Coy enough to surrender to Ram who broke her toy
Adamant enough to give up the Palace Pleasures and walk the harsh jungles with her husband
Callow enough to lust after a golden deer
Wily enough to make Ram, go after it
Naive enough to cross the ‘Lakshman Rekha’
Devoted enough to not to succumb to Ravana’s charms and threats
Committed enough to go through the ‘Agni Pariksha’
Stoic enough to be the first ever documented single mother
Valiant enough to say ‘No More’ and join her mater…
Sita, don’t we all have a part of her, in our selves, generations after generations….
An old story .. One for Sita, the better half of Ramayana.. On Ram Navami
Anupama Jain is the author of:
* ’Kings Saviours & Scoundrels -Timeless Tales from Katha Sarita Sagara’, listed as one of the best books of 2022 by @Wordsopedia. Rooted in the traditional storytelling of Indian legends, warriors, read more...
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