King Dashrath gave some Vachan (promises) to one of his wives, Kaikeyee that he will ensure the son of Kaikyee Shri Bharat ascends the throne and send Ram, his eldest son on 14 years of exile. Kaikkyee played on this promise and made Ram go on exile. Why blame Kaikyee? Any mother will play these palace games. The fault lies with King Dashrath; he should have done what is right being the King. So why he is not talked about as a villain of the peace in Ramayana why only Kaikeyee?
When Ram, Sita and Laxman had reached the thick of jungle, Ravan appeared as a golden deer and Sita told Ram to get her this deer. Tulsi Das blames Sita for sending out Ram on a deer chase. Why? Ram was a known warrior and he fully knew that on him rests the safety of Sita so he could have told Sita that 'no this is not the time to chase a deer golden or not but to ensure one's own safety.
Nevertheless he went after the deer after instructing Laxman that he should protect Sita at all costs. In otherwords duties of Laxman were well defined and his job was to protect Sita, come what may.
As the story goes there came rumbling sound, ‘He Ram’ and Sita got worried about Ram. She wanted Laxman to go in search of Ram. Laxman was rightly reluctant, but as per story, Sita was bent upon Laxman going and said so in no uncertain words. Finally, Laxman also left, leaving behind a Laxman Rekha which Sita was not supposed to cross.
Surely Laxman was also a reputed warrior; how did he leave Sita alone against Ram's orders? Now Ravana appears on the scene after Laxman has gone, as a priest and requesting Sita for water. Sita was not to cross the Laxman Rekha, but to give water to the 'priest' she crossed it and Ravan abducted her.
In this entire story, Sita is blamed for everything. Frst that she sent Ram on a deer chase, second she sent Laxman in search of Ram and then she herself crossed the Laxman Rekha. There is no blame placed on Ram or Laxman when in actual fact they are totally to be blamed for being so confused and leaving Sita alone.
After Ram won the war, only Sita was asked to go through Agni Parikhsa regarding her chastity. Why only her chastity what about Ram? Either Lord Ram should have insisted that he will also give this test or else there will be no test. In any case why these tests? What poor Sita could have done if Ravan would not have been a gentleman?
Then again, the story tells us how a Dhobi tells his wife who was away from him for a week that he, unlike Ram won't accept her. Is this what we want to teach future generations of Hindus? Then when Sita gave birth to Love and Kush - two sons of Ram, Lord Ram again wanted to get her back which she as a self respecting lady refused. Need of the hour is that we must not read Tulsidas' Rmayan alone as Gospel truth. We must also read Valmiki's Ramayan and then come to any conclusion. Besides Tulsi Das should have praised the wife of Laxman also who sacrificed her 14 years of youth for the sake of not being a burden on Laxman in his duty to protect Ram And Sita.
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