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The Queen who cursed a God: An excerpt from an upcoming book
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The Queen who cursed a God: An excerpt from an upcoming book

Aditi Banerjee- August 22, 2017

An interesting excerpt narrating Gandhari's interaction with Lord Krishna. Read More

Rechurning Turbulent Waters of Mahabharata Studies: Removing Poison, Revealing Nectar
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Rechurning Turbulent Waters of Mahabharata Studies: Removing Poison, Revealing Nectar

Aditi Banerjee- August 9, 2017

It is not enough simply to read the words of the Mahabharata – one must have the adhikara to interpret them correctly. Read More

Rediscovering Rama (Part-II)
Archives, Indology

Rediscovering Rama (Part-II)

Aditi Banerjee- July 19, 2017

Rama must always hold himself to the highest standards, to serve as the role model that the king is meant to be. Read More

Rediscovering Rama (Part-I)
Archives, Indology

Rediscovering Rama (Part-I)

Aditi Banerjee- June 14, 2017

Rama is one of the most exalted figures in all of Hinduism, yet we find him very much maligned today. Read More

Search for Sita:  An Adaptation of Select Passages from Kishkindha & Sundarakanda
Archives, Indology

Search for Sita: An Adaptation of Select Passages from Kishkindha & Sundarakanda

Aditi Banerjee- April 5, 2017

Read the excerpts from the Kishkindha and Sundarakanda portions of the Valmiki Ramayana retold in a slightly different adaptation. Read More

Catching Glimpses of Mahadeva
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Catching Glimpses of Mahadeva

Aditi Banerjee- February 24, 2017

As Maha Shivaratri dawns once again this year, let’s keep aside this one day and one night, in worship of our one and only Mahadeva, ... Read More

Tibet – Land of Lamas & Lament
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Tibet – Land of Lamas & Lament

Aditi Banerjee- January 2, 2017

The tale of what is occurring in Tibet today is a cautionary tale for India, too. Will India one day share Tibet’s fate? Read More