Posts Tagged ‘Mythology’

Today’s episode features author Deepa Narayan and her book, Chup: Breaking the Silence about India’s Women. Deepa is a well-known sociologist and adviser on poverty, gender and development. In Chup, she brings to light the degree to which women internalise negative views about themselves, and how society further...

The Ramayana, one of the world’s greatest epics, is also a tragic love story. In this brilliant retelling, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni places Sita at the centre of the novel: this is Sita’s version. This is an excerpt from The Forest of Enchantments published by HarperCollins India I had come to Valmiki’s...

Reading all the entries sent for the kids writing contest was really fun. Short, humorous, simple, sweet, funny – in other words everything that a child would enjoy. However, the winner could only be one. Our judges have chosen Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar. Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar The...

We got to read some amazing, dramatic and beautiful stories in the Retell Mythology writing contest. It was as if mythology came back to life! The contest was judged by Anuja Chandramouli, author of Rani Padmavati: The Burning Queen and she really enjoyed reading the stories. Here are the top two entries of the...

Chaitra Anumula is our writing platform author and has so far written five books on the platform. You can read her latest book Retribution – Mauli Abheek – Book 5 here. Her other books can be read on the Juggernaut website and app. To know more about her click here. To write – Almost all of us use words to express...

Anuja Chandramouli’s Rani Padmavati: The Burning Queen has been well appreciated by readers for bringing life to the historical character of Rani Padmavati who stood up for her own rights and self-respect centuries ago. We bring to you some of the reader reviews which might entice you to read this book for...

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

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