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10 thoughts on “Sitas Sister

  1. says:

    The best rendition to Ramayan from the worst hit woman of Ramayan Well narrated Urmila has got all in her as shades, muted over canvas of time She is portrayed as tempestuous princess in love, vivacious bride, insecure wife and ambitious woman who did not bother to impose herself on her husband to become his ultimate distraction.We know what happened to Ram, Sita and Lakshman when they ventured to forest following Dasarath s orders But what happened in Ayothya when they were away Who manag The best rendition to Ramayan from the worst hit woman of Ramayan Well narrated Urmila has got all in her as shades, muted over canvas of time She is portrayed as tempestuous princess in love, vivacious bride, insecure wife and ambitious woman who did not bother to impose herself on her husband to become his ultimate distraction.We know what happened to Ram, Sita and Lakshman when they ventured to forest following Dasarath s orders But what happened in Ayothya when they were away Who managed the broken family and abandoned state affairs How did they mend the irreparable loss How did the completely shattered family survi...


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    So many questions keep flooding a thinking individual s mind,so after reading thought provoking books like Sita s Sister What is just, what is dharma, which is bigger a role or an individual, where does duty of one end and the personal space of another begin, who decides which role takes precedence over another, does love mean being someone s weakness or strength, should love surpass duty or the other way round, and many .Kavita Kane brings to fore one of those characters of the epi So many questions keep flooding a thinking individual s mind,so after reading thought provoking books like Sita s Sister What is just, what is dharma, which is bigger a role or an individual, where does duty of one end and the personal space of another begin, who decides which role takes precedence over another, does love mean being someone s weakness or strength, should love surpass duty or the other way round, and many .Kavita...


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    A Great Book i cried and laughed with urmilaI actually lived as her while i was readind the book.


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    I was in Class 3 when my mother first told me the story of Ramayana The sheer grandeur of an epic was intimidating at first, prompting me to stick to the rosy details alone Rama was good, Sita was pure, Hanuman was a hero and Kaikeyi along with Ravana were the Devil or rather Manthara It was simple It was safe Over the years though, this simplicity faded and I read many other versions, so muchcomplex and unforgiving than my mother s tale I found empathy for Urmila at the age of 15, I was in Class 3 when my mother first told me the story of Ramayana The sheer grandeur of an epic was intimidating at first, prompting me to stick to the rosy details alone Rama was good, Sita was pure, Hanuman was a hero and Kaikeyi along with Ravana were the Devil or rather Manthara It was simple It was safe Over the years t...


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    Though a bit delayed here is my review of Sita s Sister as promised to Kavita Oh daughter of king Janak, Janaki and princess of Mithila, Maithili I am neither, Urmila corrected emphatically The rightful daughter of Janak and princess of Mithila, Urmila has been deprived not just her birthright but her fair share in the epic too.She is a muted character of Ramayana Our society has been patriarchal for ages The epic talks about the sacrifices of Ram, Lakshman and Bharat, however little i Though a bit delayed here is my review of Sita s Sister as promised to Kavita Oh daughter of king Janak, Janaki and princess of Mithila, Maithili I am neither, Urmila corrected emphatically The rightful daughter of Janak and princess of Mithila, Urmila has been deprived not just her birthright but her f...


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    Review in millennium post by Naila Manalhttp millenniumpost.in NewsContent.


  7. says:

    Sita s Sister is a courageous re creation of mythology, which presents us with a subaltern viewpoint It seems to be written in response to Lakshman s burning question O Urmila Will the world ever know of your inner suffering, your divine sacrifice yet it is not just her version Every character is given space and voice, even if the author does not let them break free from the fabric they were originally created in, or turn the events of the story accordingly None is indicted by the a Sita s Sister is a courageous re creation of mythology, which presents us with a subaltern viewpoint It seems to be written in response to Lakshman s burning question O Urmila Will the world ever know of your inner suffering, your div...


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    Urmila and Lakshman I expected a different kind of story, the one where Urmila would weep and abandon her family for being unfair where she would rant about her loss, etc But this book was much above my expectations It opened my doors to a different Ramayan, where Urmila was not a sufferer She stood strong and held the entire family together She was a true lover sacrificed and yet lovedBeautifully written by Kavita Kane The transition of the entire story was beautiful Every charac Urmila and Lakshman I expected a different kind of story, the one where Urmila would weep and abandon her family for being unfair where she would rant about her loss, etc But this book was much above my expectations It opened my doors to a different Ramayan, where Urmila was not a sufferer She stood strong and held the entire family together She was a true lover sacrificed and yet lovedBea...


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    O Urmila, will the world ever know of your inner suffering, your divine sacrifice Sita Sister is maybe Kavita Kane s attempt to answer this very question A rendition of the Ramayana written from the point of view of one of the lesser known characters is what this book intends to be, but in the midst of it all, it is a story of a beautiful, strong and intelligent woman, who was, mostly ignored throughout centuries of mythological studies and research on Ramayana Urmila the true born daughter O Urmila, will the world ever know of your inner suffering, your divine sacrifice Sita Sister is maybe Kavita Kane s attempt to answer this very question A rendition of the Ramayana written from the point of view of one of the lesser known characters is what this book intends to be, but in the midst of it all, it is a story of a beautiful, strong and intelligent woman, who was, mostly ignored throughout centuries of mythological studies and research on Ramayana Urmila the true born daughter of King Janak of Mithila...


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    Sita s sister is the heart wrenching tale of the bold, strong, confident and beautiful Urmila, written exquisitely to win the reader s heart At first, I was a bit sceptical about reading the book as I thought a new, untouched perspective on the Ramayana could be misleading However, as I picked up the book for a casual read, I got totally absorbed in it Sita s sister, the book, gathers the reader s attention.As it flowed about briefly describing the childhood of Urmila and her sisters, elabora Sita s sister is the heart wrenching tale of the bold, strong, confident and beautiful Urmila...


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Sitas Sister summary pdf Sitas Sister , summary chapter 2 Sitas Sister , sparknotes Sitas Sister , Sitas Sister efbb7e7 From The Bestselling Author Of Karna S Wife, Comes This Book About Urmila, Sita S Sister And The Neglected Wife Of Lakshman, And One Of The Most Overlooked Characters In The Ramayana As Sita Prepares To Go Into Exile, Her Younger Sisters Stay Back At The Doomed Palace Of Ayodhya, Their Smiles, Hope And Joy Wiped Away In A Single Stroke And Through The Tears And The Tragedy One Woman Of Immense Strength And Conviction Stands Apart Urmila, Whose Husband, Lakshman, Has Chosen To Accompany His Brother Ram To The Forest Rather Than Stay With His Bride She Could Have Insisted On Joining Lakshman, As Did Sita With Ram But She Did Not Why Did She Agree To Be Left Behind In The Palace, Waiting For Her Husband For Fourteen Painfully Long Years

  • Kindle Edition
  • 320 pages
  • Sitas Sister
  • Kavita Kané
  • English
  • 05 June 2018

About the Author: Kavita Kané

A senior journalist with a career of over two decades, which includes working for Magna publication and DNA, she quit her job as Assistant Editor of Times of India to devote herself as a full time author A self styled aficionado of cinema and theatre and sufficiently armed with a post graduate degree in English Literature and Mass Communication from the University of Pune, the only skill she know A senior journalist with a career of over two decades, which includes working for Magna publication and DNA, she quit her job as Assistant Editor of Times of India to devote herself as a full time author A self styled aficionado of cinema and theatre and sufficiently armed with a post graduate degree in English Literature and Mass Communication from the University of Pune, the only skill she knows, she candidly confesses, is writing Karna s Wife her debut novel, 2013 was a bestseller Her second novel Sita s Sister 2014 also deals with another enigmatic personality Urmila, probably the most overlooked character in the Ramayan Menaka s Choice 2015 ,another best seller, is about the famous apsara and her infamous liaison with Vishwamitra the man she was sent to destroy Lanka s Princess 2016 is her fourth book based on Ravan s sister, Surpanakha, the Princess of Lanka who was also its destroyerBorn in Mumbai, a childhood spent largely in Patna and Delhi , Kavita currently lives in Pune with her mariner husband Prakash and two daughters Kimaya and Amiya with Chic the black cocker spaniel and Cotton the white, curious cat