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Sita’s Righteousness

Sita’s Righteousness

(Penguin Petit)

Devdutt Pattanaik
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It was dharma that made Ram the rightful king of Ayodhya, and it was dharma that made Sita live the rest of her life raising two children in the forest. It was dharma that helped Ram defeat Ravana, and it was dharma that separated him from the love of his life.

While dharma made Ram follow rules even if it gave him unhappiness, Sita was under no such obligation. This is why the choices she made have had such a huge impact on the lessons the epic has to offer.

Sita’s Righteousness is a lesson in understanding the value of righteousness even in the most difficult circumstances. Narrated and illustrated by the inimitable Devdutt Pattanaik, this simple yet powerful story is a compelling read.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Oct/2017

Length : 20 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Sita’s Righteousness

(Penguin Petit)

Devdutt Pattanaik

It was dharma that made Ram the rightful king of Ayodhya, and it was dharma that made Sita live the rest of her life raising two children in the forest. It was dharma that helped Ram defeat Ravana, and it was dharma that separated him from the love of his life.

While dharma made Ram follow rules even if it gave him unhappiness, Sita was under no such obligation. This is why the choices she made have had such a huge impact on the lessons the epic has to offer.

Sita’s Righteousness is a lesson in understanding the value of righteousness even in the most difficult circumstances. Narrated and illustrated by the inimitable Devdutt Pattanaik, this simple yet powerful story is a compelling read.

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Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik is the author of over 25 books and over 500 articles on the relevance of mythology in modern times. He worked in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries for 15 years before devoting all his time to his passion for decoding beliefs of all cultures, modern and ancient, located beneath the veneer of rationality. Extremely knowledgeable and exceptionally insightful, Pattanaik also boasts of the added skill of simplifying his mythological accounts into delightful reads that engage young readers. He is the master storyteller of the very popular Fun in Devlok series and Pashu

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