This is the story of a prince called Rama, who fell in love with a beautiful princess called Sita. Rama and Sita got married.
The king wanted Rama tobecome king but one of his wives asked that her son be made king and Rama tobe sent into the forest for 14 years. The king was very sad but he had promisedhis wife she could have anything she wanted, so he sent Rama and Sita away.
Rama's brother Lakshman also went with them. They obediently lived in theforest for many years, then one day a golden deer ran by them and Sita askedRama and Lakshman to catch the deer for her as it was so beautiful. Ramachased the dear but it had all been a trick to get Rama away from Sita. When Rama did not return Lakshman went to look for him, while Sita was alonean old holy man came by, he asked Sita for somewhere to rest and have somefood and drink.