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Siya Ke Ram – Painting Ramayana with a Feminist Brush

The TV show Siya Ke Ram on Star Plus , inching towards a sombre closure, delivered a strong statement last week. In the episode that aired on 25th October, Lord Ram, who has carried the ‘Maryada Purushottam” epithet since time immemorial, was reprimanded by his wife Sita in no uncertain terms. By re-igniting the age … Continue reading

EPIC: An Indian TV Channel with a Difference

Epic, India’s first segmented channel on History & Mythology, seems to me, a product of an epic idea with a potential to bring considerable change in the basic fabric of Indian thought, which at the moment, seems withered & confused because of sheer ignorance when it comes to India’s illustrious & often complex heritage of history, culture … Continue reading

Tangled Skeins : Mahakumbh on LifeOk : Week 2 Analysis by Shyamala B. Cowsik

As I sat back and thought over the last week’s four episodes, the tangled skeins were not just in the tale, but inside my head as  well. Normally, in any fictional narrative, there  is a recurrent, central thread, a leit motif,  which is the core, the keystone, of the whole structure. It could be doomed … Continue reading

Why I love Devon Ke Dev Mahadev- Anu Krish Kaushik

Well, let me introduce myself – Anu, HR manager by profession, researcher in mythology & carnatic vocalist, by choice !   My journey with DKDM started off very recently, just since Apr’14. I’d always been awe-inspired by the great Lord Rudra but got the slightest chance to explore his greatness. One day, had a chance … Continue reading

Mahabharat on Star Plus : On the Watch Radar

                              “What is found herein may also be found in other sources, What is not found herein does not matter.”  Through these lines, Mahabharata defines itself succinctly. If epic was not already a word, it would have to be invented to … Continue reading