“Significance of Sita Navami: Celebrating Goddess Sita’s Birth”
  1. Introduction: Sita Navami is a Hindu festival that is dedicated to the celebration of the birth anniversary of Sita, the wife of Lord Rama. It is observed on the Navami tithi (ninth day) of the Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha.

  2. Significance of Sita Navami: The festival of Sita Navami is of great significance to the Hindus, especially for the followers of Lord Rama. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Sita was born to King Janaka and Queen Sunaina of Mithila, who was an avatar of Goddess Lakshmi and also the consort of Lord Rama.

  3. Legend of Sita Navami: According to the Hindu epic Ramayana, Sita was born to King Janaka and Queen Sunaina, and was found in a field by Janaka while he was ploughing the land. It is said that Sita was raised by Janaka and Sunaina as their own daughter, and was later married to Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu.

  4. Rituals and Celebrations: On the day of Sita Navami, devotees observe fast and offer prayers to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. Devotees also take a holy dip in the river Ganga and perform puja and hawan to seek blessings from the divine couple. Special bhajans, kirtans and satsangs are organized in temples and community centers.

  5. Conclusion: Sita Navami is a festival that celebrates the birth anniversary of Goddess Sita, who is considered as an epitome of devotion, love, and sacrifice. It is a day that reminds us of the importance of virtues and righteousness in our lives. It also emphasizes the significance of the divine bond between Lord Rama and Goddess Sita, and their eternal love and devotion towards each other.

Story Of Goddess Sita

Sita is one of the most revered figures in Hindu mythology, known for her purity, courage, and devotion. Her story is a central part of the epic Ramayana.

According to the legend, Sita was born out of a furrow in a field and was found by King Janaka. She grew up to be a beautiful and virtuous woman, and soon caught the eye of Prince Rama, the eldest son of King Dasharatha.

Rama and Sita fell in love and were married in a grand ceremony. However, their happiness was short-lived as Rama was soon exiled from his kingdom for fourteen years. Sita, loyal and devoted, chose to accompany her husband into the forest.

During their exile, Sita was abducted by the demon king Ravana and taken to his kingdom of Lanka. Rama, determined to rescue his beloved wife, formed an army and waged war against Ravana. With the help of his loyal followers, including the monkey-god Hanuman, Rama was able to defeat Ravana and rescue Sita.

However, despite her innocence, Sita was subjected to a trial by fire to prove her purity and fidelity. She emerged unscathed, proving her devotion to Rama. The couple returned to Ayodhya, where Rama was crowned king and they lived happily together for many years.

Sita’s story is a testament to the power of love, devotion, and sacrifice. Her life has inspired generations of Hindus to lead a virtuous and meaningful life, and her example continues to inspire and guide people to this day.

"Let us celebrate the divine grace of Goddess Sita during Navratri, and strive to emulate her virtues of courage, devotion, and purity in our own lives."
Anvith Poojary
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