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Devdutt Pattnaik

Distortions, Errors, Misrepresentations – Devdutt Pattanaik’s Mahabharata
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Distortions, Errors, Misrepresentations – Devdutt Pattanaik’s Mahabharata

Abhinav Agarwal- August 28, 2019

Going through this excellently produced book, my attention was drawn to one, then two, and then innumerable errors, distortions, misrepresentations of the Mahabharata itself. The ... Read More

The Battle over Historical Narratives of Chittor
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The Battle over Historical Narratives of Chittor

Sreejit Datta- November 28, 2017

The problem with one-sided narratives is that these totally ignore and thus erase the immense destruction and violence caused to non-Muslims out of human memory. ... Read More

The Practice of Nose-Cutting in the Ancient World
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The Practice of Nose-Cutting in the Ancient World

Ashay Naik- November 21, 2017

Śūrpaṇakhā’s nose was cut off by Lakṣmaṇa as a merciful option, when she made an attempt on Sītā’s life. That was the prevalent norm – ... Read More

The Modern Shalya-s
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The Modern Shalya-s

Satchitananda- October 11, 2017

The fact that majority of Hindus never take time to read the scriptures in original or listen to authentic explanations from traditional scholars is the ... Read More