Mythology

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VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Mythology, Jayasi, Deepika Padukone, Padmavati controversy

Indian politicians lack the courage to say Padmavati is based on a myth

No matter which side of the divide leaders are on, no one is saying the queen was a figment of poet Jayasi's imagination.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Mythology, History, Padmavati

Padmavati row: We choose our history to suit our narrative

Even as Gujarat goes to polls and the nation battles the aftermath of GST and demonetisation, we choose to focus our energies on a movie.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Marriage, God, Mythology, Serials

How films and TV serials became our guide to Indian culture

The way we dress, eat, pray, live and die are so reflective of popular movies.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rape, Patriarchy, Women, Mythology

What these 4 women characters from Indian mythology tell us about rape culture

Time we relook at patriarchy because it's directly linked to sexual crimes against women.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Mythology, Vayu, Ramayana, Hanuman

Discovering the secret power of Hanuman

He endows us with the Atma-Shakti or self-power to realise our higher potential and accomplish what is magical.

LIFE

 |   Long-form
Mythology, Vedas, Hinduism, Hindutva

Is Hinduism the same as Hindutva?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Mythology, Vedas, Manusmriti

What exactly is the Manusmriti?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Mythology, Mahabharata, Ramayana

Why Ramayana is relevant in today's age

Valmiki tells us that the man who is closest to the ideal of human virtue is Ram.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Dussehra, Ramayana, Mythology

How India can establish Ram Rajya today

Let us embrace the cause of Dharma on earth and give up the conflict and duality caused by adharma.