Sita Gufaa




Sita Gufa, Nasik Overview. Near Panchvati is the Sita Gufa, said to be the spot from where Sita was kidnapped by Ravana. Located at the northern side of Nashik, Maharashtra, Panchavati is a densely populated town which has a huge spiritual and religious significance among Hindus. The Sita Gufa, also spelt as Sita Gumpha or Sita Gupha, is an important location associated with the Ramayana, Panchavati used to be a part of the Dandakaranya forest, an epic tale crucial to the narrative of modern Hinduism. This was the place where the Rama built his abode with his brother Laxman and wife Sita when he was sent to an exile of 14 years. The caves house idols of Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman as well as a Shivling, said to be the one Sita worshipped.

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