Some thoughts on the Crow, the crime and Raman's reasons on the occasion of Sri Rama Navami.
The story of Kakasura vadha is a well known one. Jayantha, the son of Indra took the form of a crow and troubled Sita when Sita and Rama were in exile. Sita recalled that story and asked Hanuman to convey it to Rama as a token of her identity. In this post I am dealing with certain issues connected with this episode.