[Advaita-l] Books on Bhagawatam
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Wed May 30 19:47:16 CDT 2012
Is the 'story' about only a mAyA-sItA being abducted and not the 'real'
sItA based on the original Ramayana?
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 3:02 AM, Rajaram Venkataramani <
rajaramvenk at gmail.com> wrote:
> You are commenting on Ramayana. It shows that commentaries are required
> (preferably by acharyas) or we will have misunderstanding. You may say that
> it is obvious and I did not get it. Let us see if it is so. Rama says that
> Ravana could not lay his hands on Sita even in thought. ( rf. 118.18). Then
> how do you say Ravana did carry Sita? I am confused whether I should take
> your conclusion or Rama's!
> On Wednesday, May 30, 2012, Venkata sriram P wrote:
> > //
> > let me ask the inconvenient question
> > //
> > The statements like the one above demonstrates height of perversion.
> > How can one expect a mahAsAdhvi like Mother Sita like that who conversed
> > with
> > rAvaNa by placing a darbhA grass between them because rAvaNa was
> > para-puruSa.
> > Are you not aware of the incident of rAvaNa kidnapping Mother Sita and
> > lifting Her
> > with his arms and carrying on his shoulder. She almost fainted that
> > time. During
> > this moment only, Mother Sita touched rAvaNa and that too when she was
> > unconscious.
> > Mother Sita was referring to the above incident of kidnapping.
> > Even to think of Mother Sita in such a way is a sin and one has to
> > prAyaschitta !
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