Posts Tagged ‘arshia sattar’

Ancient tales of wisdom, kingship and honour Why did the gods and the asuras churn the ocean? How did Vishwamitra and Vasishtha become enemies for life? Who brought the heavenly river Ganga down to earth? Why did King Trishanku end up hanging upside down? How did Kacha emerge from his teacher’s stomach? For the...

Let me open my list with a dodgy but enjoyable choice. The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice is the first-ever vampire novel I read and it features the fabulous Vampire Lestat switching bodies with a psychic who refuses to switch back. Is it really a retelling of a myth? Well, sort of. It is a vampire story and a...

We celebrate the birth of Rama with a modern retelling of Valmiki's original Ramayana

Watch 10-year-old Shayan stump Ramayana scholar Arshia Sattar

From a Ramayana told from Raavan's perspective to a beautifully illustrated retelling of the original Valmiki Ramayana, these books will change the way you think of Dussehra!