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Raksha Bandhan 2018: The story of 'evil' siblings Ravana and Surpanakha

Happy Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi 2018: This brother-sister duo are symbolic of a common evil, partners in their journey of death and destruction yet bonded by strong, unusual bond of love, loyalty and protection—the Raksha Bandhan.

Storytelling: LGBT themes in Hindu mythology

Agni, the god of fire is married both to the goddess Svaha and the male Moon god Soma with Agni having a receptive role in this relationship.


Sita and Draupadi, feminist icons for young girls today!

In the two epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the respective heroines Sita and Draupadi are feminist icons, though different in their circumstances and character.

In Good Faith: Balancing the myth

The stories of great religious traditions are needed to make sense of the world. In their stagnation, lie dangers of fundamentalism

Finding God in the Everyday

Born in Karkala, a small town in Karnataka, Vasudeo Kamath grew up in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai. As a child, he used to draw lines on the walls and floors of his house, representing trains running on tracks.

The Immortals of Shambala

A fantasy novel based on the mythology of Vajrayana Buddhism holds promise.


The triad of promise

Three individuals will set the agenda for the general elections.

United Colours of Bengal

Britain alone didn’t influence the colours of Bengal,though the Raj did make Kolkata its capital in India.

In Defence of Finks

When your instinct tells you to flee but you should stay anyway.


1912. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke quit his printing business after differences with his partners. Moved by a silent film,The Life of Christ,he became obsessed with making a movie.