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Vedavatī was the daughter of the sage Kuśadhvaja. She was extraordinarily beautiful. When she was doing tapas or severe austerities to get Lord Viṣṇu as her husband, Rāvaṇa tried to molest her. She escaped from him, cursed him that she will get him killed in her next birth and immolated herself in the Vedic fire. She was later born as Sītā,<ref>Rāmāyana, Uttarakānda, Chapter 17</ref> the foster daughter of Janaka.
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Vedavatī was the daughter of the sage Kuśadhvaja. She was extraordinarily beautiful. When she was doing [[tapas]] or severe austerities to get Lord [[Viṣṇu]] as her husband, [[Rāvaṇa]] tried to molest her. She escaped from him, cursed him that she will get him killed in her next birth and immolated herself in the Vedic fire. She was later born as Sītā,<ref>Rāmāyana, Uttarakānda, Chapter 17</ref> the foster daughter of Janaka.
  
  
 
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==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:04, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Vedavatī was the daughter of the sage Kuśadhvaja. She was extraordinarily beautiful. When she was doing tapas or severe austerities to get Lord Viṣṇu as her husband, Rāvaṇa tried to molest her. She escaped from him, cursed him that she will get him killed in her next birth and immolated herself in the Vedic fire. She was later born as Sītā,[1] the foster daughter of Janaka.


References

  1. Rāmāyana, Uttarakānda, Chapter 17
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore