Epic Encounters

Noor Anand Chawla

Allah Baksh’s visual retelling of the Mahabharata, compiled for the first time in four volumes, tells of duty and ethics in luminous detail

The Hindu term for Hinduism is Sanatana Dharma

The time has come for us to recognise that the word we have been using for our tradition, Hinduism, is not a Hindu word

What Krishna Can Do

Seeking a favour before a duel

Mahabharata: Eternally Epic

The enduring meaning and mystique of the Mahabharata

The Krishna Quotient

The aesthetics of Indian politics—XI

Draupadi’s Rage

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

Resistance and Resilience

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

The Double Life of KM Ganguli

Was the first English translator of the Mahabharata really the scholar we think?

Peter Brook: Dramatis Persona

A Padma Shri for the man who has introduced the Mahabharata to a global audience

Revisiting the Pandavas

The Mahabharata gives a dharmic reinterpretation of misfortune


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