परदाराभिमर्शात् तु नाऽन्यत् पापतरं महत् ।

— श्रीमद्वाल्मीकिरामायणे अरण्यकाण्दे अष्टत्रिंशस्सर्गः (३० श्लोक)

Maareecha warned Ravana “Want for woman is the greatest sin; Be satisfied with your wife”.

Hence in Indian culture, beauty in women is admired and respected as a divya-Vibhuti of the mother of all worlds, Lalita-tripura-sundari.

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