Arshia Sattar

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

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
Love and Language

Poet-saint Andal’s work proves that she regards the body a site of the sacred as much as the soul

09 March 2016


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 the author of several books including the Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj (Bloomsbury)

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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