Book Review: Shikhandi And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You

Many in India uses our culture and religious roots in the arguments. Many times, it looks like bringing gun to a knife fight. Last time, when it was widely used in argument was the event of Supreme Courts’ controversial decision on Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, dealing with LGBT’s rights in India. Also, the moralist used… Read More Book Review: Shikhandi And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You

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Book Review: Sita, An Illustrated Retelling of Ramayana

I may run a risk of sounding like a fanboy but Devdutt Pattanaik has once again proved that he is one of the most important mythologist of this generation. Like the previous edition, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of Mahabharata, Devdutt brings new prospective to the great epic of Hindu mythology connecting the world of magic,… Read More Book Review: Sita, An Illustrated Retelling of Ramayana

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Book Review : Jaya; An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata

If you are bought up in Hindu family like me, the stories from Mahabharata can never escape you. Such is a cult of Mahabharata in Indian society that every sub-plot and character has maintained a metaphoric reference in the lives. Jaya is the ancient name of the epic, probably the name given Vyasa himself, who is… Read More Book Review : Jaya; An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata

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