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Grindmill songs of Maharashtra — Song #72034 by Jadhav Tara

Village: शिंगवे - Shingawe

A:I-1.7b (A01-01-07b) - Sītā / Sītā departs towards vanavās / Kuṅkū, nose-ring, saffron remembered

Vanavās: litt. the stay in forest, actually the forest exile in which Sītā is sent by her husband Rām, with all the physical and moral hardships that this desertion and its solitude carry with them.
The kuṅku on the forehead of Sītā symbolically refers to her absolute faithfulness and innocence.
[92] id = 72034
जाधव तारा - Jadhav Tara
सिता वनवाशी कुंकू कपाळ भरुनी
राम पाहिले दुरुनी आले नेतर भरुनी
sitā vanavāśī kuṅkū kapāḷa bharunī
rāma pāhilē durunī ālē nētara bharunī
Sita is leaving for her exile in forest, her forehead is full of kunku*
She saw Ram from a distance, her eyes were filled with tears
▷  Sita (वनवाशी) kunku (कपाळ)(भरुनी)
▷  Ram (पाहिले)(दुरुनी) here_comes (नेतर)(भरुनी)
pas de traduction en français
kunkuA red spot applied on the forehead by married women whose husband is alive as a mark of good fortune. This powder is also applied to God as a part of worship. It is prepared from turmeric, lemon juice, alum etc.

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