Ma Sita going into Dharti:
Abandonment of Sita by Lord Rama is undoubtedly the most tragic episode in the epic. Sita handled this strongly and raised her two sons single-handedly. Sita was known as the incarnation of Bhumi Devi (Mother Earth) as King Janak begot her while he was digging the Earth and so just like Mother Earth she is always attributed to calmness, compassion, and the one who is forgiving of all sins. Such was her moral authority that her sons (Luv and Kush) were are able to capture Ram’s Royal horse (Ashwamedh) and defeated Ram’s army being too young. When Ram gets to know the true identity of his sons he asks Sita to come with him but since the allegations on her came from the public she must prove her chastity again, this time an exasperated Sita says, “If I have been a faithful wife and if anyone else’s name never came in my mind, or tongue or in thoughts let me return to from where I came”. The earth responded immediately and split open and Sita was swallowed by the Mother Earth. Sita is one of the most strong and fascinating female characters in our Indian mythology.