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VARIETY

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Hindutva, Lord Ram, Hindu nationalists, Audrey Truschke

Outrage over Audrey Truschke's controversial Ramayana tweet is a case of poor English

Misogynist pig is as much about being a pig as rogue elephant is about either rogue as in rascal or an elephant.

VOICES

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Lord Ram, RSS, Renuka Chowdhury, Modi

Why Renuka Chowdhury's laughter hurt Modi's ears

It seems, to survive in the Hindutva universe, only a mother goddess is permitted.

POLITICS

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Lord Ram, Parliament, Mythology, BJP

Lord Ram, lord Krishna: Modi can play any role but that of PM

The prime minister's swipe at Renuka Chowdhury in Parliament is only the latest in his long series of mythology-obsessed populist rhetoric.

VARIETY

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Ram Navami, Lord Ram

What Rama and Sita can teach you about everyday life

Ramayana has a lesson for us in abiding by the higher truth.

VARIETY

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Women Rights, Ramayana, Lord Ram

Lord Ram to be 'sued' for being cruel to Sita: Did Hanuman have visa, Twitter asks

The complainant cited it as a case of non-cognisable offence committed by the Hindu cultural hero.

ART & CULTURE

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Swayamvar, Ramayana, Sita, Lord Ram

Why Sita chose Ram as her husband

New Epified video explores how swayamvar worked in ancient India.

LIFE

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Lord Ram, Ramayana, Misogyny, Feminism

Why Lord Ram is no ladies man

An encounter with those who worship the king as the ideal Indian man and defend his misogyny.

LIFE

 |  8-minute read
Ramayana, Lord Ram, Hindu mythology, Religion

Why Lord Ram is the most misunderstood man in India

Leave Him alone, Ram-ranters, don’t ruin our relationship.