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A disguised Ravana luring Sita away. Chromolithograph.

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After Rāvana's defeat by Rāma, he resolved to seek revenge by abducting Rāma's wife, Sītā, who he had fallen in love with. Rāvana deceived Sītā by disguising himself as a religous mendicant and carried her off to Lanka, whereupon he urged her to become his wife. Sītā remained pure to Rāma and was eventually rescued by him

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Pune : Chitrashala Press.

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1 print : oleograph

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Nambar 95 Sitaharana.

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Lettering in Devanagari script

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Wellcome Library no. 26467i

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  • Hindi


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