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Re: Sita Mata

From: Mohan R Sagar & Madhuri (msagar_at_worldnet.att.net)
Date: Sat Nov 21 1998 - 10:22:12 PST

RSrin@aol.com wrote:

>  The vaanaraas on the otherhand were guided by Hanuman, himself the epitome of
> Faith! And, besides, Valmiki's Uttarakanda can hardly be considered "morbid",
> if we llok upon it as itihasa, which is what tha Adikavi intended it to be,
> rather than a sacred text to develop Bhakti..

A question on this.  In the SriVaishnava understanding, is the uttara
khAndam
considered to be itihAsam, and as valid as the original Srimad
Ramayanam?  I have
always understood that this work was written much later than the
original 6
khAndams.

dAsan,

Mohan