What is the relation between Ravan and Sita?
Mainly two stories are behind it...
1)Ravan had no child. So, he along with his queen Mandodri went to forest and did intense tapasya. Lord Shiva appeared as jogi and gave him a mango to be eaten by his queen after certain rituals. Ravan, instead, ate the fruit himself and became pregnant.
Eventually, Ravan, out of public shame, gives birth to Sita through nasal sneeze (Sita meaning sneeze in Kannada). Ravan, out of sheer disgust then leaves Sita in the fields of king Janak!
2)Ravan had killed many saints and buried their "blood and remains" in the ground. When King Janak digged the ground he found the "blood and remains" in the form of a girl and he named her "Sita". Thus in one way she was the daughter of Ravana, since she born because of his karma(deeds) only.
Before dying saints(those killed by Ravana) cursed him that they will become the reason of his death and it happened also sinc ...more