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sp2.jpg (898 bytes)     RAMA did not take back SITA because she had been in another man's house for ten months. RAMA himself knew she was pure but feared that his people would think this could not be so. Because a King must lead his people, he had to make an example of SITA. Feeling very sad, SITA threw herself into the fire. The Fire God at once came down and gave her back to RAMA, saying that SITA was pure and innocent.