Ram eats the mango with bite marks, and not the one without bite marks, thus rejecting caste purity rulesThe story of Ram eating the jhoota ber (tasted berries) of Sabari is found not in Valmiki or Tulsi Ramayana but in Bhakti ras bodhini by Priyadas, a collection of stories of Vaishnava saints, written in Braj bhasa in the 18th century. However, 200 years before that, we find a story in an Odiya Ramayana that may have inspired it. While searching for Sita, Ram meets a tribal man (Sabara) and a tribal woman (Sabari) who wash his feet and offer him a mango.
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