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Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar has recently published Maryada: Searching for Dharma in the Ramayana and The Mahabharata for Children

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Draupadi’s Rage

Her story has been repeatedly retold by women writers because the epic heroine challenges patriarchy

03 September 2021
Arshia Sattar
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Resistance and Resilience

Women characters in the Mahabharata push back against patriarchy in a new interpretation of the epic

20 August 2021
Wisdom of the East
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Wisdom of the East

Jairam Ramesh chronicles the life of Edwin Arnold who took Buddha’s ideas to the West via a narrative poem

25 June 2021
Bound by the Need for Breath
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Bound by the Need for Breath

The discrete and distinct joys of reading poets Jerry Pinto and Ranjit Hoskote

07 May 2021
Ocean of Stories
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Ocean of Stories

The magical realism of a Sanskrit classic retold

19 March 2021
Forest of Ideas
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Forest of Ideas

Keerthik Sasidharan reimagines the Mahabharata to find meaning for the 21st century reader

05 February 2021
Exile and Kingdom
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Exile and Kingdom

Returning to the epics to find pandemic metaphors not in war but in acts of generosity and kindness

25 December 2020
The Wrong Girl
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The Wrong Girl

The Neapolitan magic is missing in the new Elena Ferrante

18 September 2020
The Original Existential Hero
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The Original Existential Hero

We stay with Rama-the-human because of his resemblance to us

07 August 2020
My Reading Life
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My Reading Life

Meeting a younger me through my bookcases

01 May 2020

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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