Ranjit Hoskote

lost found histories
Kabir: The Paradoxical Saint

What kind of Kabir can we construct for ourselves today?

05 July 2019
Lost & Found Histories
The Wandering Ram

The travelling Ramayana is a metaphor for Indian culture at its finest

31 May 2019
The monumental 7th century Pallava relief sculpture in Mahabalipuram
Lost & Found Histories
Sculptural Fictions

A meditation on Mahabalipuram

25 April 2019
The Travels of a Deity
Lost & Found Histories
The Travels of a Deity

How a Krishna sect in Rajasthan bridges multiple divides

14 March 2019
A scene from Searching for Saraswati (2018)
Lost & Found Histories
A River Runs through It

Coursing along India’s riparian culture

31 January 2019
Wajid Ali Shah
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Wajid Ali Shah: The Royal Yogi of Lucknow

A Nawab’s syncretism finds expression in his art

10 January 2019
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Landmarks of Confession

India’s traditional architecture made amends for its violations of nature

06 December 2018
From an illuminated manuscript of the Mir’at al-Quds of Father Jeronimo Xavier (Allahabad,1602-1604)
Lost & Found Histories
The Fifth Gospel

A forgotten biography of Jesus that was written for Akbar

03 October 2018
Akbar watches a battle between two rival groups of sannyasis at Thaneshwar, 1590
Lost & Found Histories
Pilgrimage Paradigm

The relationship between the secular everyday and the sacred perennial

30 August 2018


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Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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