Given Name SITA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: सीता (Sanskrit, Hindi, Nepali)

Meaning & History

Means "furrow" in Sanskrit. Sita is the name of the Hindu goddess of the harvest in the 'Rigveda'. This is also the name of the wife of Rama (and an avatar of Lakshmi) in the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana'. In this story Sita is rescued by her husband from the demon king Ravana.

Categories

goddesses, harvest goddesses, Quantico characters
VARIANT: Seeta (Hindi)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Siti (Indonesian), Shinta, Sinta (Javanese), Siti (Malay), Seetha (Tamil)
USER SUBMISSION: Síta