Ravana , the
king of Lanka had ten heads. He is a Rakshasha king .
When he asked for help , Mareecha readily agreed.
Mareecha is a mayavi (good at doing
He headed towards Panchavati forest,
where Rama with Sita and Lakshmana are.
There Mareecha took the
form of a golden deer.
The golden deer now ,
started playing in front
of Sita and tried to attract Sita.
Attracted by the beauty of the deer,
Sita said to Rama," I want to have
this deer. Can you please get that
golden deer for me ".
Rama was at first reluctant to catch
hold of the deer .
Since Sita was very eager to play with
the deer , Rama asked Lakshmana to
stay back and take care of Sita .
Lakshmana stayed behind , while Rama
started to chase the golden deer.
The golden deer ran here and there .
This made Rama to go very far , away
from Sita and Laksmana.
Rama went chasing the deer . After a
long time Mareecha , the golden deer
was shot by an arrow from Rama.
Immeditely the deer fell down and died ,
but not without shouting "Lakshmana!
Lakshmana!" immitating the voice of
On hearing this Sita feared something is
wrong with Rama. So, she forced
Lakshmana to go in search of Rama.
Reluctantly , Lakshmana left Sita alone
and advised her not to go out..
The ten headed Rakshasha king Ravana
now, disguised himself as a sage and
appeared before Sita, seeking alms.
When Sita came out to give alms
Ravana kidnapped Sita. Sita screamed
But , Ravana carried her in his
Pushpaka Vimana (aeroplane of those
days) and headed towards Lanka .
Seeing Sita crying and
screaming, Jatayu , King of
Eagles fought with
Ravana to save Sita.
No..... But he could not save her.
Ravana proceeded to Lanka with Sita.
What happened when Rama and
Lakshmana came back to their cottage. ?
Let you know.............