Keerthik Sasidharan

Keerthik Sasidharan is an author who lives in New York City. His forthcoming book The Dharma Forest will be published by Penguin India

A History of Forking Paths
A History of Forking Paths

The countdown to the post-post-World War II age has begun

13 December 2019
Being Doubtful in a Secular World
Being Doubtful in a Secular World

The history of Indian disbelief adds a wrinkle to the story of modernity

29 November 2019
The Epic Epiphany
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The Epic Epiphany

The abiding attraction of the Ramayana to Indian society, and to the Indian mind, lies in the innumerable idealised social relations that abound in the epic. Its importance as a template for social bonds is what is often missed in the textual discussions that preoccupy scholars

15 November 2019
A Civilisational History of Motifs
A Civilisational History of Motifs

The ragamala matrix

01 November 2019
The Mandate of Heaven
Cultural Evolution

As Xi Jinping comes calling, a close examination of China’s effort to educate its students and lead well-funded research platforms—from a state that sent poets to jail for subjectivism to Jack Ma’s Alibaba

10 October 2019
A Meta-History of India’s Space Science
A Meta-History of India’s Space Science

The cosmic gaze

13 September 2019
The Gita and Being Modern

Why the platitudes of our time are not an alternative to the religious vision of the Bhagavad Gita

05 August 2015


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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