Posts Tagged ‘Ramayana’

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...

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...

Arnab Ray’s The Mahabharata Murders is creating quite a buzz. We received an overwhelming response from the press and our readers. Here are some reviews and tweets shared about the book. Have a look and you might be enticed to read the book itself! Riju Ganguly’s review on Amazon says, “This thriller, which also...

Everyone knows that Diwali was celebrated when Ram returned from vanawas with Sita and Lakshman but as they say, it’s about the journey, not the destination. Test your knowledge about the epic this season, and know what cracker you are worthy of according to us.

Ever wondered what Pandava you would be best suited to play in the next televised version of Mahabharata? Well, now you don’t have to wait to audition anymore. Play our quiz and know which Pandava you relate with the most.

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

Renuka Narayanan on what makes Hindu fables tick, and be passed down from generation to generation.

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!

The Great War of Hind author Vaibhav Anand on writing mythological fantasy based on characters everyone knows.