Sita Ashtami 2015 date



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 2015 date is February 12. 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 India and is observed in Vaishaka month (April – May).