Tag Archives: Surpanakha

Speaking Volumes: A woman alone in the forest

(Published in the Business Standard, 8th January 2013)  In times of trouble, turning to the great epics is always useful: their ancient bloodstained lines are reminders that we do not have a premium on violence, rape and corpses. Over the centuries, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata have become India’s default epics, eclipsing the Rajatarangini, the […]

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