Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy has translated the Mahabharata and the Valmiki Ramayana into English. He is the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister

The Plurality of Puranas

How geography can alter the sacred texts of Hinduism

12 July 2024
Poetic Licence

What is lost in Vikram Seth’s wonderful translation of Hanuman Chalisa is bhakti

12 July 2024
After the Avatar

A passage from a day in the life of Brahma

28 June 2024
The Skull Sutra

The epic face-off between Brahma and Shiva

14 June 2024
The Dharmic Devi

The meaning of liberation and devotion as told to Himalaya

29 May 2024
The Theology of Liberation

Freedom and fearlessness in the time of disruptions

17 May 2024
A Prayer to Devi

When Himalaya wanted a daughter

03 May 2024
The Devi Mystique

The roots of greatness in Kurma Purana

19 April 2024
Shiva’s Secret

The Ishvara Gita shows the way to eternal peace

22 March 2024
The Key to the Kurma Purana

Shiva makes his presence felt in an ode to Vishnu

08 March 2024


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, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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