"Sita By Toru Dutt Sita" Essays and Research Papers

  • Sita By Toru Dutt Sita

    Abducts Sita The Laxman Rekha Laxmana was in a fix. He knew that Rama could never get hurt, and secondly he was specifically asked by his elder brother to remain by the side of Sita. If he leaves Sita he disobeys Rama which might bring some misfortune, and if he does not proceed to help Rama Sita is displeased! Still, as per the voice of his conscience, he requested Sita to remain calm as no difficulty can come Rama's way. She might have imagined the voice as of her husband's. However, Sita was...

    Characters in Ramayana, Hanuman, Lakshmana 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sita Sings Th Blues

    SITA SINGS THE BLUES Sita sings the blues is an animated film directed by an American artist named nina paley basically using 2D graphics and flash animation. This movie is directed produced and written by nina paley narrated by aseem chhabra, bhavana nagulpally, manish acharya. This movie stars sanjiv jhaveri, nina paley, deepti gupta, debargo sanyal, reena shah, Pooja kumar, Aladdin ulaah. The music for this film has been given by Annette hanshaw and the movie was released on 11th of February...

    Hanuman, Lanka, Rama 1529  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Ideal Woman: Sita

    Jie Guo ENGL 270 4 December 2012 The Ideal Woman: Sita Valmiki’s Ramayana, published in 551 BC, is an epic focusing on all of the different elements of dharma. Dharma is defined as divine duty and means literally “that which holds,” as in the way that one should live their life. There are four spheres of dharma, also called goals, with dharma being the first one. The second is artha, meaning worldly profit, possessions, and political power. The third is kama: pleasure and love. The idea...

    Hanuman, Lanka, Marriage 1416  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Lotus by Toru Dutt

    THE LOTUS A poem by Toru Dutt Love came to Flora asking for a flower That would of flowers be undisputed queen, The lily and the rose, long, long had been Rivals for that high honour. Bards of power Had sung their claims. "The rose can never tower Like the pale lily with her Juno mien"-- "But is the lily lovelier?" Thus between Flower-factions rang the strife in Psyche's bower. "Give me a flower delicious as the rose And stately as the lily in...

    Poetic form, Poetry, Roman mythology 1500  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Ramayana and Sita Sings the Blues

     The Ramayana and Sita Sings The Blues Art is a form of expression that lives on for centuries but changes in interpretation over time. What may be relevant in this time period may make no sense to the upcoming generations. Nina Paley’s film "Sita Sings the Blues" brings two cultures, traditions, values and time periods together to convey her message and bring relevance of her art across many cultures and generations. The Ramayana by Valmiki on the other hand is a very traditional epic which...

    Avatar, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1339  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Lotus by Toru Dutt

    “rose-red” dyed, And “lily-white,”- the queenliest flower that blows. ~Toru Dutt _________________________________________________________________________ Explication of “The Lotus” Toru Dutt was an educated young woman who had traveled to Britain and France during her childhood. British literature and culture influenced her and is demonstrated in various work by Toru, including “The Lotus”. In the poem, Toru presents the idea that the lotus is the most beautiful of all flowers in order...

    Brahma, Buddhism, Hindu 852  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rejecting Sita

    Mahima Swarup RELG 250.00 Prof. Elison Rejecting Sita One of my first memories about this final episode of the Ramayana involved reading the Amar Chitra Katha, and asking my sister where Sita went (on being swallowed up by Mother Earth), baffled by physical realities more than anything else as an eight year old. A few years and another read later, my first instinct was to reject Rama’s apparent chink in the armour. Now, I seem to find consolation in the fact that most Hindu divine figures...

    Ayodhya, Hanuman, Lanka 501  Words | 1  Pages

  • Sita Tours

    SITA Tours & Travels SITA Tours & Travels Submitted To: Prof. Soumya Sarkar Submitted To: Prof. Soumya Sarkar Submitted By: Angelene G. Jyrwa Daman Nishant Kanwat Imran Khan Sameja Piyush Rai Richa Sharma Surya Mahesh Marisetti Submitted By: Angelene G. Jyrwa Daman Nishant Kanwat Imran Khan Sameja Piyush Rai Richa Sharma Surya Mahesh Marisetti Table of Contents Scope of Tourism 3 Factors which affect travel destination selection 3 SWOT Analysis 4 PEST...

    Cultural tourism, Maldives, Tourism 3442  Words | 13  Pages

  • sita sings the blues

    Sita Sings the Blues: Four Connecting Movies in One Sita Sings the Blues is an animated version of the epic Indian tale “Ramayana”. The movie was released on February 11, 2008 and directed, produced, and written by Nina Paley. Sita Sings the Blues uses images and art covering two thousand years of history and culture. The movie is not just an average movie with one plot, but, instead, it is four stories each connecting and showing how ideals about gender roles have changed over time. Paley uses...

    Hanuman, Lanka, Mahabharata 602  Words | 2  Pages

  • Toru Dutt: Keats of the Indo-English Literature

    Tour Dutt was born on March 4, 1856 in Bengal and she died on August 30, 1877, in the prime of her youth, at 21. She is often called the Keats of the Indo-English literature for more than one reason - her meteoric rise on and disappearance from the literary firmament, as also for the quality of her poetry. James Darmesteter pays a befitting tribute to her, "The daughter of Bengal, so admirable and so strangely gifted, Hindu by race and tradition, and an English woman by education, a French woman...

    Edmund Gosse, History of literature, India 821  Words | 2  Pages

  • Life and Contribution of Barkha Dutt

    Barkha Dutt was born in India on 18th December 1971 and is a noted TV journalist in India and at present is working for the NDTV. She was born to S.P. Dutt and Prabha Dutt. While her father was an official in Air India, her mother was a Chief of Bureau of the Hindustan Times for quite some time. She had her childhood days in New Delhi and New York. Barkha is indebted for her journalism skills to her mother, Prabha, a pioneer among women journalists in India. But Prabha Dutt died in 1984, when she...

    Delhi, Government of India, India 1324  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Female Character in the Epic Stories 'Paradise Lost' and 'the Ramayana'

    human life. In this assignment, I would like to compare author’s use of two female characters in both 'The Ramayan' and 'Paradise Lost' as I try to explain the mythological themes expressed in these two old myths (Jung 64). Eve in 'Paradise Lost' and Sita in 'The Ramayan' are the two female characters used extensively by the authors in these separate stories in an attempt to explain the goals of human life and likewise the reason for the fall of man. The story exhibited by Milton in the book ‘Paradise...

    Adam and Eve, Carl Jung, Collective unconscious 1570  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ramayana Analysis

    one man and the purity of a woman. In "the Ramayana of Valmiki” , Rama and Sita are portrayed as individuals with ideal characteristics and ethical behavior in the view of the Indian culture. Rama is considered a reincarnation of divinity and a man of solemn duty; Sita is the symbol of obedience and chastity. The moral elements of each character are presented through many difficult challenges that test both Rama and Sita. The actions and decisions of both characters through the text show how Indian...

    Ayodhya, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1188  Words | 3  Pages

  • lord rama

    son king Dashratha, the king of Ayodhya. Her mother was named Kausilya. He had three brothers: Bharata (son of the second queen Kaikeyi), Laxshmana and Shatrughna (son of the third queen sumitra). He was married to Sita, the incarnation of goddess Laxshmi, the wife of lord Vishnu. Sita was the daughter of King Janaka of mithila. After sometimes after their marriage, the father of Rama, the old King Dashratha decided to crown his eldest son, Rama as the king but his third and youngest wife, Queen...

    Ayodhya, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1391  Words | 4  Pages

  • casuarinatee

    efwebut with restraint, man’s mortality and the seeming deathlessness of the Laburnum tree planted by James on his birthday. Toru Dutt may have been much impressed by Hood’s simple, meaningful line, “The tree is living yet!” Toru Dutt will not abandon the Casuarina tree even though it is a constant reminder of her irreparable personal loss. Her eyes fill as she recalls the happy past and remembers the three care-free children playing in the garden, under its branches. And the tree loyally responds...

    Casuarina, Edmund Gosse, India 16534  Words | 40  Pages

  • The Ramayana: a Story of Abduction

    tradition and even beyond fairytales. Proppian analysis of the Hindu epic, The Ramayana, reveals that the story is driven forth by function eight whereby “the villain causes harm or injury to a member of family” (31). Because Rāvana’s abduction of Sita was not one of the eight legal forms of marriage allowed by Ancient Indian Dharmasūtra specifically a Ksatriya marriage, Rama must follow after Rāvana in order to avenge the dishonor done to him by his wife’s captor contributing to the advancement...

    Hanuman, Lakshmana, Lanka 2075  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Ramayana

    treated his loyalty to Sita as black and white. There was no other woman for him. This was his choice. In ancient India, a loyal and devoted son was the height of attraction to women – even if the loyalty was not geared toward the woman. Rama showed unwavering loyalty to his homeland never giving a second thought to a grey area or even question if the thing he was loyal to was correct. In the final chapters a dhobi (launderer) began to slander Sita’s name, it was Sita who was banished. Why...

    Hanuman, Husband, Marriage 2141  Words | 5  Pages

  • Ramayana and Eldest Son Rama

    Lakshmana and Satrughna. Rama -- Dasaratha's first-born son, and the upholder of Dharma (correct conduct and duty). Rama, along with his wife Sita, have served as role models for thousands of generations in India and elsewhere. Rama is regarded by many Hindus as an incarnation of the god Vishnu. Sita -- Rama's wife, the adopted daughter of King Janak. Sita was found in the furrows of a sacred field, and was regarded by the people of Janak's kingdom as a blessed child. Bharata -- Rama's brother by...

    Characters in Ramayana, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1667  Words | 5  Pages

  • Barkha Dutt

    news campaign, including Dr. Prannoy Roy and Barkha Dutt. NDTV 24x7 is also available outside of India, broadcasting in the UK on the Sky Digital platform, in the U.S. on the DirecTV platform, in Canada on the ATN platform, in Australia on the Vision Asia platform, in Europe on the WorldTV platform, and in Singapore on the mio TV platform. We the People is a television talk show in India and running over NDTV. TV journalist Barkha Dutt hosts this show. The program broadcasts every Sunday...

    Barkha Dutt, Delhi, India 560  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Odyssey and The Ramayana

    suitors and all those who failed to remain loyal to his house. The Ramayana of Valmiki details the story of Ramayana, a prince who is exiled to the Dandaka forest for a period of fourteen years. His wife Sita, and his brother Laksmana choose to follow him into exile. During their exile Sita is kidnapped by Ravana, an evil king that Rama must defeat before he can recover his wife and regain his kingdom. Odysseus and Ramayana were both depicted as the “ideal man” in their respective cultures....

    Lanka, Odysseus, Odyssey 1240  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sacrifice of Love in the Story of Ramayana

    relationship between Rama and Sita in the story "The Ramayana of Valmiki", duty is worth the sacrificing of love, because his duty is fulfilled to maintain order within the society and above all, order is needed for a society to run well. Rama, as a king, had the duty to create and maintain this order, and to do so, he was to rule wisely and be responsible to the people of his kingdom. The conflict of duty and love surfaced when people started criticizing Rama's decision on bringing Sita back to the kingdom...

    Ayodhya, Hanuman, Lanka 940  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ramayana and the Theme of Lust

    persuasive. Not only does Rama reject Soorpanaka, he also shuns her away. Soorpanaka is angered with Rama for choosing Sita over her. She seeks vengeance with a clever plan. First, she brings her brother Kara to fight Rama in a battle but he is defeated and killed. Then, she plans another trick to make Ravana fall in love with Sita so he can abduct Sita and seduce her. If Sita will fall for Ravana’s trap, Rama will get hurt and will end up punishing her. This will also make it easier for Soorpanaka...

    Love, Rama, Ramayana 922  Words | 3  Pages

  • Barkha Dutt

    Barkha Dutt is the face of new liberated Indian woman. This unbelievably brave woman can do anything, go the war front or Taliban infested Afghanistan. There is absolutely nothing in her 'can't do' list. Where did the making of this famous Indian woman begin? Growing Up With A Role Model. Barkha Dutt is the daughter of an Air India officer and Prabha Dutt, a popular journalist in the 60s and 70s. So she had all the inspiration she needed right at home. She had an exceptionally good education wherein...

    Academy Award, Award, Bollywood 675  Words | 2  Pages

  • Character of Lakshman

    Bharata is the second, Lakshmana is the third, and Shatrughna is the youngest of the four brothers. Despite being the twin of Shatrughna, Lakshmana is specially attached to Rama, and the duo are inseparable. When Rama marries Sita, Lakshmana married the younger sister of Sita named Urmila.[2] [edit]With Rama The princes Rama and Lakshamana In Puranic scripture Lakshmana is described as the incarnation of Ananta Shesha, the thousand-headed Naga upon whom rests Lord Vishnu in the primordial...

    Balarama, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1570  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ramayana

    number of suitors). It was announced that whosoever will bend the bow of Lord Shiva will marry King Janak's daughter Sita. Sita was an incarnation of Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu. But none of the suitors was able to lift Lord Shiva's bow, except Ram. Ram lifted the bow with his one hand and bended it so hard that it even broke. Sita and Ram in the forestSo Ram got married to Sita, and his brothers got happily married to Sita's sisters. After returning and living happily in Ayodhya the old King...

    Hanuman, Lakshmana, Rama 1090  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ramayana

    practically their master on how to use divine weapons of various weapons. Then, Rama falls in love with Sita who is a daughter of King Janaka. She is also known as Janaki, heroine of the this epic story. So, they fall in love because of a pledge is to be married only to somebody who can lift, bend and string the humongous bow of Shiva. The task presents no problems for Rama. Shortly after the wedding, Rama, Sita and Lakshmana go back to Ayodhya, where the King Dasaratha (Rama's father) announces his resignation...

    Hanuman, Lakshmana, Lanka 1783  Words | 5  Pages

  • Karma

    faithful to her husband who stayed away for many years journey. In Rama’s exile Sita played a very important role she was so in love with her husband she continued her journey into the forest with him. When Rama was to begin his exile Sita insisting on joining him on his exile, even against his husband Rama’s wishes she still came.  When the capture of Sita happen Rama took it upon himself, he felt at fault for not being able to defend his wife he sometime felt into...

    Love, Marriage, Odysseus 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • 14 Life Lessons from Ramayana

    acceptable social norm for kings to marry many women. Rama's own father Dasaratha was wedded to 3 wives (queens) and he had innumerable concubines at his palace. In a stark contrast to his father, Rama remained wedded and staunchly loyal to his only wife Sita. With this qualification, he held his head high as the greatest king ever ruled in Bharat (India). He set example for future generations of men as to what constitutes a sterling quality for the respectability of a man in society. (3) Adherence to...

    Hanuman, Lakshmana, Lanka 1819  Words | 5  Pages

  • Comparing Heroes

    the city of Mithilia. In Mithilia Rama meets the beautiful Sita. Sita was the goddess of the earth and was not born naturally to the King Janaka, the people saw her as a blessed child. Sita is desired by many suitors and in order to win her, one must string a giant bow. None of the other suitors had the strength to string the bow, but not only did Rama string the bow, he broke it into two pieces. To the dismay of the other suitors, Sita chose to marry Rama. Rama's father then decides it is time...

    Epic of Gilgamesh, Hanuman, Ishtar 1501  Words | 4  Pages

  • Character as an Important Aspect in Javni

    and illiterate woman who belongs to a low caste of washer man in the remote village of Karnataka . She serves as a domestic help in the house of a revenue inspector. There are three main characters in the story, Ramappa, the narrator of the story, Sita, his sister and the mistress of Javni and Javni, the main protagonist of the story. The most striking thing in the story is that all the three characters in the story are very human, genuine, loving and caring still there is much scope of inhumanity...

    Burakumin, Caste, Caste system in India 942  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ramayana

    aware of as it plays a huge role in the upbringing of the Hindu religion. There are so many characters in this great epic and the most talked characters are; Rama, Sita, and Lakshmana. If I were to mention what the brief summary of this great epic, then I would say this is a story about the three characters that is Rama, his wife Sita, and brother Lakshmana and their journey through a 14 year exile away from their home into the jungles. There are so many aspects to this epic story that a short paper...

    Hanuman, Hindu, Lakshmana 907  Words | 3  Pages

  • Letter: Ramayana and Coachman Ali

    story The Ramayana Characters * Dasa-ratha -- King of Kosalas, had four sons -- Rama, Bharata, Lakshmana and Satrughana. * Janak - King of Videhas, had a daughter named Sita. * Rama –oldest son of Dasa-ratha, he was exiled by his father. * Sita -- Rama's wife, the adopted daughter of King Janak. Sita was found in the furrows of a sacred field, and was regarded by the people of Janak's kingdom as a blessed child. * Bharata -- Rama's brother by Queen Kaikeyi. When Bharata learned...

    Characters in Ramayana, Hanuman, Janaka 929  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Ramayana Family Role

    from leaving. Rama stayed loyal to his brothers and his wife Sita through the epic. Ravana’s sister, who was extremely beautiful and perfect in every way, wished to pleasure and serve Rama but he remained strong and refused, for his heart belonged to Sita. He wished for nothing but to please his wife and would do anything for her. He even risked his life by battling Ravana in order to save her. After Rama defeated Ravana and saved Sita, he not only became King again, he was made Emperor of the World...

    Family, Hanuman, Hinduism 1564  Words | 4  Pages

  • Lord Rama

    to an Ithihasas, the significance of this shrine dates back to the Ramayana Era. This coherent hill place existed in "Dandakaranya" Of Ramayana period where Rama with his consort Sita and brother Laxmana had spent their vanavasa- and Parnashaala(the place connected to the famous Golden Deer and the place from where Sita was abducted by Ravana.) is also in the vicinity of this temple site. It is at this Mandir site that, long after Ramavatara, Bhagawan Mahavishnu manifested Himself as Rama again to...

    Andhra Pradesh, Bhadrachalam, Hanuman 1363  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Ramayana

    Every Indian person knows the story of Ramayana. The story is read to all young children in India. Children are told the ancient tale in Sanskirt and boys are told to act like Rama and girls are told to act like Sita. They read of Ravana's extreme selfishness and disregard for anything or anyone leads to death. This classic piece of Hindu literature has influenced and shaped all aspects of Indian society. A society instills emotional balance and maturity into their children through stories of hero...

    Hanuman, Lanka, Man 1659  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ramayana

    tell me about her," responded the sage. The king spoke: "A few years ago a portion of my land was being plowed and I found a divine child in a furrow. I called her Sita and adopted her as my own daughter. She has grown into a beautiful, young woman. Many princes have desired her hand in marriage. But I wanted the man who married my Sita to be a man of great strength and righteousness. To prove his strength, this man would have to lift and string the ancient bow of Shiva. No man has shown the strength...

    Ayodhya, Bible, Lakshmana 1790  Words | 6  Pages

  • Joseph Campbell's analysis of Myth

    Rama’s wife, Sita, is taken in by the hands of a demon. Sita goes with Rama on his journey in the first place because she sees her accompaniment as a stepping stone to achieving her dharma. With that in mind, Rama allows Sita to come with him. When Rama faces the devastation of losing Sita, he realizes his own dharma, which is to his life and those that are close to him. He shows this by doing everything in his power to save his wife from the demon. Eventually, Hanumen, a monkey god, saves Sita. The fact...

    Carl Jung, Hanuman, Joseph Campbell 1243  Words | 3  Pages

  • Epic Poetry: the Foundation of Literature

    Texts of India, Ramayana”). In India, the Ramayana serves as a guide to this way of life, not just as an entertaining story (Dutt). The two main characters, Rama and Sita, are looked at as the ideal man and woman (“Manas: Religious Texts of India, Ramayana”). Women are urged to be like Sita, who shows unyielding faith to her husband even when she is captured by the evil Ravana (Dutt). Some may argue that this fidelity has been carried to an extreme as a result of these writings (“Sati the Goddess”)....

    Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 2444  Words | 7  Pages

  • Struggle for survival in Githa Hariharan’s The Thousand Faces of Night

    who are still struggling for their survival in the dark with despair and disappointment. The Thousand Faces of Night, “[…] is about separate yet linked stories of three Indian women Devi, Sita and Mayamma. These stories explore the various hues of darkness engulfing their married lives” (Tripathi 175). Devi, Sita and Mayama belong to three different ages, three different generations and are the possessors of three different levels of education, but the sufferings are almost the same. The Thousand...

    Existentialism, Family, Hinduism 1637  Words | 5  Pages

  • Struggle for survival in Githa Hariharan’s The Thousand Faces of Night

    who are still struggling for their survival in the dark with despair and disappointment. The Thousand Faces of Night, “[…] is about separate yet linked stories of three Indian women Devi, Sita and Mayamma. These stories explore the various hues of darkness engulfing their married lives” (Tripathi 175). Devi, Sita and Mayama belong to three different ages, three different generations and are the possessors of three different levels of education, but the sufferings are almost the same. The Thousand...

    Existentialism, Family, Hinduism 1622  Words | 4  Pages

  • Urmila Devi's Slumber

    and had locked himself inside the room so as to avoid the painful sight of his beloved son leaving all the worldly pleasures. The others in the kingdom were in no less than pain of losing a very vital limb of their body, on losing Rama for 14 years. Sita and Lakshmana granted some sorts of relief are getting ready to accompany Rama on his expatriation. Ironically, the tale on the other side of coin is totally different. Most of the others were worried and saddened by the absence of Rama however Urmila...

    Avatar, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1991  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sreeja

    writers but which occur in the female writers with great frequency. As a preliminary exercise in identifying the such features and the overall view of women poets about Indian women is intended to present the poetry of women poets in our country is Toru Dutt, Sarojini Naidu, Kamala Das, Gauri Deshpandey, Monika Verma, Lakshmi Kannan, Mamta Kalia, Lila Ray, Gauri Pant, Margaret Chatterjee, Chitra Prasad, Rohini Gupta and Anna Sujata Modayil. The emergence of a large number of women poets is significant...

    English poetry, Female, India 3745  Words | 12  Pages

  • My Favourite Book

    his Ashram. Shri Ram was married to ‘Janaki’ known as Sita’ the princess of Mithila. To obey the orders of his father, he went into exile for 14 years. His wife sita and brother Lakshmana went with him. Ravana the King of Lanka was stole away Sita. Lord Rama invaded Lanka and defeated Ravana. It was a defeat of wrong by the right. It was a Dharam Yudh, which LordRama won. He got his wife back. Rama protected Rishis and killed demons. Sita as an ideal wife was the follower of Rama in all his joys...

    Hanuman, Lakshmana, Lanka 1577  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gilgamesh and Ramayana

    impure and possibly even affect her feelings for Rama. In response to this fear of Rama, Sita demands a trial of fire to prove her purity, asking to “Kindle the fire…If I have been faithful to Rama in wind, earth and others are witness to my purity; may the fire protect me” (757). Sita is proven to have maintained her devotion to her husband throughout her imprisonment when the god of fire states, “Here is your Sita, Rama. I find no fault in her…even during the long period of her detention in the abode...

    Epic poetry, Hanuman, Lanka 1574  Words | 5  Pages

  • Feminism: an Argument or Success

    greatest of the epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata by sages Valmiki and Vyasa, both by men have been written pivoting around two central characters Sita and Draupadi, both women. Thus was also born the very first nascent stages of feminism in the ancient Indian written literature, the illustration of which needs no further introduction - the tribulations of both Sita and Draupadi is perhaps realised by every Indian presently. The key role women played in literature and life in the past and present in both...

    Femininity, Feminism, Feminist theory 977  Words | 3  Pages

  • Modern Indo-English Poetry

    Henry Derozio (1808-31) who wrote first original poetry in English was less social conscious but more patriotic. Derozio and Kashiprasad set the tone for the love of India which was followed by Toru Dutt, R.N. Tagore, Sarojini Naidu, M.M. Dutt, Sri Aurobindo, Kashiprasad Ghosh, Goroo Chand Dutt and R.C. Dutt. Similarly the first quarter of twentieth century followed Romanticism, Victorianism. Poets like ‘Meherji, A.F. Khabardar, N.B. Thadhani, Nizamat Jung, Harendra Nath Chattopadhyaya, and Ananda...

    England, English language, English poetry 3336  Words | 9  Pages

  • Meg Part 1 Assignment Ignou 2012

    Minute on Indian Education is one of the most significant documents in the history of Indian education. Discuss this in details. 10 Define the role English can play towards achieving equality and justice in today's India. 10 Why did Michael Madhusudan Dutt abandon a career of writing in English and begin writing in Bengali? Discuss in details. 10 Bankim's Rajrnoh~n'~~ has a number of melodramatic features. Do Wife you agree. Give reasons for your answer. 10 Elucidate the ways in which English can be...

    Answer, Bengali literature, Creative writing 851  Words | 4  Pages

  • treat to ancient society

    offers herself to Rama but is rejected which leads to revenge. Surpanakha falls in love with Rama at the very first sight. She tells Rama to be her husband and he states that he is already married and is happy with his wife, Sita. “Unable to give up this wife of yours, Sita, you turn down my offer, See, I shall once swallow her,”(The Ramayana of Valmiki: 1189) Surpanakha states that she will kill his wife in order to make Rama her husband. Rama then orders Laxsmana, his follower and brother to harm...

    Ancient history, KILL, Lanka 1201  Words | 3  Pages

  • research paper

    lived with his beautiful wife Sita and got along well with the other queens and princes. One of the King’s wives was jealous of Ram, and ordered him to be exiled to the forest so that her son could take position of king. Ram, Sita and Ram’s brother, Lakshman went into the forest. A few years into their exile, the demon Surpanakha willed Ram to marry her, but he refused. In order to punish Ram, the demon’s brother kidnapped Sita. After a long battle to get Sita back, Ram fought the demon and...

    Christmas, Christmas Eve, Diwali 1405  Words | 4  Pages

  • Animation Scope, Significance in India

    incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Set up in Northern India, it is the story of birth, growing up, youth and achievements of Rama and his four brothers. Lord Rama's winning of his bride Sita, the daughter of Janak, after ordaining a severe test comes as point of sheer joy in the text. All his brothers get married to the cousins of Sita. The happiness of Rama's marriage followed by his father's decision to make him the king of the mighty empire of Ayodhaya turns sour with the desires of Rama's step mother...

    Animation, Hanuman, Hinduism 1579  Words | 6  Pages

  • Arranging a marriage in India

    made sense to her of why arranging a marriage was not as bad as she thought. Nanda met Sita, who has been waiting over a year for her parent to pick whom she will marry. Nanda ask her, "why would you tolerate such a situation don't you care whom you will marry" and Sita replied, "of course I care but I am inexperience and I'm sure my parents would pick what's best for me." In other words parent knows best. Sita took the time to explain to Nanda that in America girls spend more time worrying about...

    Alimony, Arranged marriage, Bride kidnapping 1399  Words | 4  Pages

  • Movie Analysis- Fire and I Cant Think Straight

    and this is what the protagonists do in both the movies. The society claims to fit in moral values all the time and if one does not fit into this the other fears to be expelled or treated as an out caste. In ‘Fire’ the two protagonists, Radha and Sita marry into the same family, and share the relationship of sister-in-laws. The entire setup is of a typical ‘joint family’ where the newly wed ‘bahu’ is welcomed with love by all the elders of the family dressed in a silk sari from head to toe because...

    Family, India, Interpersonal relationship 1155  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of the Ramayana

    who instigates her and Sita with her desire for the skin of the golden deer and her imputing base motives to Laxmana when he refuses to leave her unguarded to attend to the false cries of help of the demon mimicking Rama's voice. Then comes the piece de resistance of Lakshmana drawing the circle of Lakshmanarekha and swearing that if he has lived without sin then no power on earth or in heaven will be able to step over the circle of his integrity that will serve to protect Sita. His integrity is upheld...

    Hanuman, Lakshmana, Lanka 1076  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rama Essay

    gender and identity, particularly in the complex construction of femininity, is highlighted in the powerful epic. Sita is portrayed weaker than her male counterpart and ends up exiled because of it. Sita Sings the Blues, a musical and animated interpretation of The Ramayana, shows Sita continuously singing songs about Rama, expressing her intense infatuation with him. Rama’s dominance over Sita portrays her as incompetent without the presence of a man. Despite the issues in the Indian epic, gender is the...

    Amar Chitra Katha, Avatar, Gender 607  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    Our Casuarina Tree |   | Toru Dutt (1856–77) |   |   | LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round | |   The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars, | |   Up to its very summit near the stars, | | A creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound | |   No other tree could live. But gallantly |         5 | The giant wears the scarf, and flowers are hung | | In crimson clusters all the boughs among, | |   Whereon all day are gathered bird and bee; | | And oft at nights the...

    Casuarina, Sequoiadendron, Steve Ditko 1782  Words | 7  Pages

  • Three Paths in Hinduism

    Ramayana, we see devotion being presented to us in a similar way. Lord Rama and his wife Sita go through a lot of tribulations in this Epic. Sita, being a devoted wife to Lord Rama, shows her devotion in many ways. When Lord Rama gets banished to the forest, she goes with him, showing her devotion as a wife to her husband (who is equivalent to a wife's God). We should show equal devotion to our gods. When Sita get's kidnapped by King Ravanna from Sri Lanka, she shows her devotion by staying chaste...

    Bhagavad Gita, Brahman, Hinduism 1310  Words | 4  Pages

  • the ramayana term paper

    Mandate of Heaven when the cosmos fell out of balance. Balance was a very important part of being able to rule in the politics of both The Ramayana and in Ancient China. The marriage of Rama and Sita is portrayed as an example to the Indian people of how a marriage should be. When Rama fell in love with Sita he had to defeat a bow the size of a mountain that had Shiva’s power inside of it. Shiva was the supreme God; many men had tried to defeat the bow but were incapable of doing so due to the supreme...

    Ancient Egypt, Ancient history, Epic poetry 1482  Words | 4  Pages

  • all that glitters is not gold

    very often even the wise fall prey to tricksters.  Even Sita, the consort of Lord Rama, was tempted by the glitter of the golden deer she saw bounding around her forest cottage and requested Rama to bring it for her. Rama earnestly expostulated Sita to forget the deer as it might be a trap of some villain, but she was so charmed by the guiles of the deer that she pressed him to leave the Ashram in search of it.  A few minutes later, Sita heard a distress call for help in Rama's voice. She, thereupon...

    Bullion coin, Glitter, Gold 2463  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diwali

    with a beautiful princess called Sita, Rama and Sita got married. The king wanted Rama to become king but one of his wives asked that her son be made king and Rama to be sent into the forest for 14 years. The king was very sad but he had promised his wife she could have anything she wanted, so he sent Rama and Sita away. Ramas brother Lakshman also went with them. They obediently lived in the forest for many years, then one day a golden dear ran by them and Sita asked Rama and Lakshman to catch...

    English-language films, Hanuman, Lakshmana 415  Words | 2  Pages

  • Women in India and china

    without a husband are helpless. In the Ramayana, Sita proclaims, “The happiness of a woman depends on her husband, neither father, mother, son, relative or companion avail her at death; in this world and in the other world, the husband alone is her all-in-all. If thou to-day depart for the forest, I will precede thee on foot, cleaning the thorns and kusha grass from thy path “(Stearns 55). This shows that Sita is weak and helpless without her husband, as she...

    Husband, India, Rama 958  Words | 3  Pages

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