Sita (an aa spelled Sîta, Seeta or Seetha [ˈsiː taː], listen (help·info) meanin furrae), an aa kent as Siya, Vaidehi, Janaki, Maithili or Bhoomija, is the central female character o the Hindu epic Ramayana an dauchter o Keeng Janaka o Janakpur an his wife queen Sunaina. She wis the elder sister o Urmila an cousins Mandavi an Shrutakirti. She is consort o Hindu deity Rama (avatar o Vishnu) an is an avatar o Lakshmi (Adi Shakti o Laird Vishnu), deity o wealth an wife o Vishnu. She is esteemed as a paragon o spoosal an feminine virtues for aw Hindu weemen. Sita is kent for her dedication, sel-sacrifice, courage an purity.
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- "Sita, Hindu Deity and incarnation of Lakshmi". Michigan State University. Retrieved 1 August 2012.