Thousands of years ago in India a man named Rama was king. He was the most virtuous man in the land, the perfect symbol of mortality. His wife, Sita, was equally beautiful and virtuous.
They are part of the Ramayana, the story of good versus evil that is the highlight of the Festival of India today at the Hare Krishna temple in Spanish Fork.
The story says that one day an evil giant, Ravana, kidnapped Sita and took her to an island, now known as Sri Lanka. Rama, who had been exiled to the forest, could not send his army to save his wife