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Ramayana

Rama: A Reasonable Man

Bibek Debroy

The Rama story is about being true to a pledge regardless of consequences

Ram: The Ideal Pop Culture Icon

The dynamism and creativity of a people who see Ram as their own prince, friend, son or brother will prevail

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

Where Did the Temples Go?

Justice has been meted out for a historical wrong. Hindus waited for this moment for five centuries and have taken it with dignified restraint. A majority of Muslims too have understood that they were misled by vested interests and it was wrong to destroy and appropriate the places of worship of others

Rama: A Remarkable Hero

Learning from Rama in the wake of the Ayodhya judgment

Ramayana 2019: The Restoration of a God

It’s a tragedy of our times that it took the highest court of India to bring peace between India’s present and its cultural past

Rama and Krishna: Two Sides of Divinity

Both Ram and Krishna have Maha Vishnu as their fundamental source. Yet their manifestations are completely different

An Epic Reminder

The Ramayana as a visual narrative with contemporary urgency

The Allure of the Anti-Hero

Amish Tripathi uses mythology to deliver modern lessons

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