Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar is an author and translator. Her forthcoming book is Maryada: The Search for Dharma in the Ramayana (HarperCollins)

My Reading Life
My Reading Life

Meeting a younger me through my bookcases

01 May 2020
My Choice of Best of 2019 Books: Arshia Sattar, Author and translator
My Choice of Best of 2019 Books: Arshia Sattar, Author and translator

Anukruti Upadhyay’s Daura and Bhaunri

21 December 2019
Secret Voices
Being Liberated by Translations

Secret voices

09 August 2019
An illustration of Jayadeva’s 12th century Gita Govinda
Infinite Passions

The many shades and shapes of love come alive in this exploration of Hinduism

04 October 2018
Wendy Doniger
The Eternal Question

A post-Dharmic take on sexual politics

04 July 2018
The Gold and the Beautiful
Wealth Issue 2017: Essay
The Gold and the Beautiful

Despite all the wealth, the epics are not entirely comfortable with displays of ostentation

12 October 2017
The Rama Sutra
Freedom Issue 2017: Essay
Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears the Crown

From the karmic to the dharmic

09 August 2017
Do Gods Lie?
New Year Double Issue
Do Gods Lie?

Fake news in mythology

21 December 2016
Our Brilliant Friend
Our Brilliant Friend

In her Neapolitan series, Italian novelist Elena Ferrante frees herself from having to create heroic characters

02 November 2016
Krishna as an Envoy by Raja Ravi Varma
An Epic Finale

Bibek Debroy concludes his Mahabharata series with a cosmic flourish

19 October 2016


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