Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Moanin' Low, my sweet man I love him so though he's mean as can be He's the kind of man needs a kind of woman like me a woman like me... a woman like me... a woman like me... Rick wants to hire me! He's at a new studio. Where is it? India! INDIA A LONG TIME AGO When? I don't remember what year... there's no year... How do you know there's a year for that? I think they say the 14th Century. The 14th Century was recently. No, but...I don't know... That's when...the Moghuls were ruling, Babar was in India OK, the 11th then. It's definitely B.C. It's B.C. for sure and I think it's Ayodhya, where Ram was born I know that because they razed that temple. They say that Ram was born there. Which I don't believe - - but that's what they say. And Ayodhya is in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It's right there! Therefore the story has to be true. It's probably based on as real as event as what the Bible is based on. You want to know the whole story? Oh, because Ram's father had 4 wives. 3 wives. 3 wives? 4 sons. 4 sons, 3 wives. OK. I know the names of the sons by the way. Kausalya... No, that's the wife, that's what I meant. Kausalya, Sumitra and Kaikeyi. And Kausalya's son was Ram Sumitra's son was Laxman Kaikeyi's son was Bharat I'm so impressed! Yes, and Shatrughan I think was Laxman's brother which means he had to be, uh... Sumitra's son. Sita was Ram's wife Right, and Sita I know also, Sita's father was Janaka. Sita has many names, Sita only being one of them. Yeah. Janaki! Janaki! Janaki also. And Vahish, Vahish, uh... I saw a play- Vaidehi. -huh? Vaidehi, I saw a play called Vaidehi, right, which I learned is another name for Sita. Ram was about to be crowned by Dasharatha as the king and Kaikeyi went to him and because she had done something really good I think she had taken care of him when he was really sick. Or something like that. Yes. And so at that point he had said to her that... "You have one Boon. Anything you ask of me I will do." and so she went and asked him to send Ram away for 14 years thinking that was a long enough time, that if you go away for 14 years, you're pretty much out of sight, out of mind. AYODHYA, A LONG TIME AGO, B.C. Rama my son, today I wished to crown you King of Ayodhya but my evil scheming wife Kaikeyi- just reminded me of an ancient vow I made. To honor this vow, instead of crowning you king, I must banish you to the forest for 14 years! Goodbye, dear boy. You are noble and good. The embodiment of righteousness. A brave warrior prince. Joy of Heaven and Earth. The Ideal Man. May the Gods be with you. Don't let the door hit your ass on the way out. That's what she asked for and Dasharatha was heartbroken but given that all Indian men are true to their word... He had to... do that. And then he died. Didn't he die? -No, I... He died eventually... No, but all those Ram Leelas I've seen when I was a kid... He died right away? There's this big scene, very dramatic he's having a heart attack when his son is going away. I do think he was unwell... Yeah that's true. And he also has a huge issue, right He's like ravaged by guilt, because Ram is such a good son. And Ram, when he was told to go away, actually said he would. He didn't create any problems, he didn't say, "why?" He just said, If that is your wish Father, I shall go. And then he went. And Sita said, "If you go, I go." No, Sita. The forest is beset by Rakshasa demons. They harrass our Wise Men and desecrate their ritual fires. I must fight them... alone. But Rama, a woman's place is next to her Husband! I will accept any hardship. I cannot live without you. I cannot live without you... I cannot live without you... I hate to think what might have been if we had never met Why should I suppose that this could be? The weary days, the lonely nights, are easy to forget since I am here, and you are here with me. Here we are, you and I let the World hurry by Even while I waited, somehow, dear, I knew You'd find me, I'd find you Here we are, alone together what matter whether, we wander far? And though we haven't got a bankful, we can still be thankful that here, that here we are! Here we are, you and I Let the World just hurry by Even while I waited, somehow, dear, I knew you'd find me, and I'd find you Here we are, alone together what matter whether we wandered far? and though we haven't got a bankful, we can still be thankful that here we are! That's all! I'll miss you. It's only a 6-month contract. I'll be back before you know it! Ravana was the evil king of Lanka and he just stole Sita. He was an incredibly learned man. Actually the only bad thing he seems to have done... ...is capture Sita. Kidnap Sita. Which is kind of interesting because ...is capture Sita. Kidnap Sita. Which is kind of interesting because everything else about him seems to be, like he was this really learned guy, he knows all these weapons he prays to the right Gods, I guess... so all this stuff! He's like this Good King. Except that, over time, we've been led to believe he's this complete... that he's like Mogambo. That's right, he lived on an island also! He was a devoted Shiva-bhakta. and he plays - - all these instruments... Veena with his intestines. With his intestines? Yeah, for Shiva. There's this whole thing about how devoted a fan he was and he's asking Lord Shiva for some wish and, you know, he is basically playing Veena with his intestines. It's hard to fell someone like that in battle, because what is pain to a man who plays Veena on his intestines? Nothing much. What I'm really impressed with is he was the king of Sri Lanka. No, he was the king of Lanka. It was Lanka. It's called Ceylon. It's the same country I think. Well the point is that's what we think. They built the bridge. The bridge still exists, so NASA images says. Really? NASA? It must be true then! Maybe they saw them on the moon! Isn't there a Suruphanaka story? Suruphanaka right? Surphanaka. I'm messing up her name. God, they're gonna be after me Surphanaka is the one with the really ugly nose. Surphanaka. But she was Ravana's sister. Ravana! Rama has slaughtered your Rakshasas in the forest. You must take revenge! Don't do it, Master. Rama is powerful. Sister, do not bother me with your petty concerns. Dear Brother Ravana, have you seen Rama's wife Sita? She is the most beautiful woman in the world. Her skin is fair like the lotus blossom. Her eyes are like lotus pools. Her hands are like, um, lotuses. Her breasts are like big, round, firm, juicy lotuses! Make Sita your wife, Ravana. Steal her from Rama! Don't do it, Master! I'll hear no arguments from you, Mareecha. You must help me at once. Transform yourself into a beautful golden deer to distract Rama. While Sita is unguarded, I'll grab her! Sita WILL be mine! hahahahaaaa! What a beautiful golden deer! Oh Rama, won't you capture it for me? I don't know, Sita. It could be a trick! Oh Rama, pleeeaaase? All right, Sita. You ask for so little and give me so much. But promise you won't leave the hut while I'm gone. The forest is dangerous. I promise! Oh Rama, I love you! I love you, Sita. Love was blind to me, now it's kind to me, Love has opened my eyes. Since it came to me, life's a game to me with the sweetest surprise. I never knew how good it was to be a slave to one who means the world to me. I loved that man from the start, and way down deep in his heart I know he loves me, Heaven knows why and when he tells me he can't live without me what wouldn't I do for that man? He's not an angel or saint, and what's the odds that he ain't with all his faults I know he'll get by I'll be so true to him, he'll never doubt me What wouldn't I do for that man? Oh, when he lets me lean my weary head on his shoulder I close my eyes right there and wish I never grow older I'll never leave him alone, I'll make his troubles my own I love that man as nobody can I'm just no good when his arms are about me What wouldn't I do for that man? What wouldn't I do for that man? I'll never leave him alone, I'll make his troubles my own I love that man better than I do my self I'm just no good when his arms are about me What wouldn't I do for that man? Oh there's not a thing I wouldn't do for my man. That's all! But you know what Sita does then? How she actually is able to tell these people where she drops her jewelry along the way. And that's how they were able to find her. It went all the way to Lanka. How many times did she drop the jewelry? She was wearing a whole lot of jewelry in the forest. I mean, no, remember, she's not wearing any jewelry 'cause she left everything before she left Ayodhya and she came - - oh she left everything? Right, she just came in her Sanyasi clothes. Don't challenge these stories. She's gone.