Sita Ashtami is believed to be the day when Sita Devi appeared on earth as per traditional calendar and Panchangs followed in
North India. Sita Ashtami 2016 date is March 2. Sita Ashtami is observed on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of Phalguna month (February – March).
Mata Sita is an embodiment of purity and wifely devotion and the consort of Sri Ram in Ramayan. Mata Sita was adopted by King Janaka; after he found her while ploughing his field.
It must be noted here that the birthday or Jayanti of Mata Sita is known as Sita Navami with Hindu communities in western and eastern parts of
and is observed in Vaishaka month (April – May). India
Read more about Sita Ashtami also known as Janaki Janma.