Posts Tagged ‘sita’

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...