Looking at his
sweet face, my Lord even forgot his grief for the father's death. The pure-hearted hero,
parted from his own mother and came away with us and regarded me as his mother. Tell him
he should come and end my suffering."
As she thought of Lakshmana's heroism and devoted loyalty, Seeta's eyes were filled with
tears. When Raama had gone chasing the golden deer, did she not insult him and fling
burning words at the selfless and devoted friend? The thought of this injustice filled her
repentant heart with insufferable pain.
She was unwilling to part from Hanumaan, who had come to her and consoled her just as she
was about to put an end to her life. At the same time, she wanted him to return
quickly to Raama and give him news concerning her.
last she said: "My child, here is the jewel given by my mother at my wedding and
fixed on my forehead by the late Emperor. Take it and give it to my husband as a
sign from me.