- Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. According to some devotional saints, he is the Supreme God, from whom Vishnu originates.
- Goddess Sita is the shakti (energy) and spouse of Rama; she is an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi. Sita-Rama are generally worshipped together by Hindus as a Divine couple.
- Scriptures covering their stories include the Ramayanas  and the Padma Purana.
- Hindu festivals celebrated for them include Diwali, Dusshera, and Ramanavami.
- In Hindu temples, Sita-Rama are generally seen with Lakshmana (Rama’s brother) and their greatest devotee — Hanuman.
- Well-known devotees of Sita-Rama in recent times include Goswami Tulasidasa, Sri Ramananda, Samarth Guru Ramdas, Saint Thyagaraja, Mahatma Gandhi, and Neem Karoli Baba.
 Though many versions of the Ramayana are available, the following are considered authentic, among others, in mainstream Hinduism: the Valmiki Ramayana, the Ramacharitamanas (by Goswami Tulasidasa), the Adhyatma Ramayana (by Maharishi Ved Vyas), and the Kamba Ramayana.