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Re: Rama's treatment of Sita

From: Shashikanth Hosur (
Date: Wed Jan 17 1996 - 18:57:27 PST

On Wed, 17 Jan 1996 wrote:

> Mani wrote:
> without initially being cruel to her, right? Another rationalization 
> would be to view the episode as one where some of Sita's prArabdha-karmas
> were being worked out. In that case, Rama has no choice but to be cruel,
> in order for the karma to take effect.
> Vidyasankar
	I feel that the divine lord is very merciful.  If only mother 
Sita had not taken the Agni-parkshi and Lord Rama had accepted then would 
we have recognised her as a Great Pativrata and given that distinct place 
in our culture.  Rama who is the divine in form 
wanted to show Her Greatness and hence I feel that he took to this action.

Who can but only the one who one with him understand His actions?

with love
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