Indian Mythology
Books  /  Published 29.07.22

The queen who set in motion an epic

Book: Kaikeyi Author: Vaishnavi Patel Publisher: Hachette Price: $28 Would you have seen a painting of Kaikeyi by Nandalal Bose? A young woman dressed in finery aplenty and some venom in her eyes....
By Upala Sen

Arts  /  Published 21.05.22

Mind’s eye

The Mahabharata has fascinated artists for centuries. It is a seemingly inexhaustible source of subjects. What fascinates the veteran artist, Shuvaprasanna, though, are not the tales of...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 29.04.22

India’s geomyths

How did Kashmir obtain its name and its Karewas that are vital for saffron cultivation? What role does the Manimahesh Peak play in the marriage rituals of Gaddi tribes in Himachal Pradesh? Why is the ...
By Priyank Patel

Events  /  Published 20.04.22

Celebrating art, beyond its traditional perceptions

Mythoscape, in association with The Telegraph, puts a fashion focus on artist Prithviraj Choudhury’s works inspired by Indian mythology...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Books  /  Published 26.08.21

Anand on retelling Indian mythology

Favourite mythological tale of all time: Ramayana Favourite mythologies of all time: Mahabharata Favourite films with mythology at the core: The old Tamil film of Thiruvilaiyadal, the tales of Shiva...
By Saionee Chakraborty


Opinion  /  Published 05.10.20

Ancient wisdom: Mythology & troubled human ties

Can ancient mythology help us gain a clearer insight into human relationships? I would like to use the frame of Indian mythology — specifically, its unique treatment of vice — to understan...
By A. Raghuramaraju

Heritage  /  Published 23.08.20

Fever Sutra: The Much-Feared Jwara

By Bitan Sikdar

Books  /  Published 18.11.18

Sudha Murty's Upside-Down King spotlights myths

She wanted to make the epics interesting for her granddaughters, so she put some lesser-known tales together. The Upside-Down King: Unusual Tales about Rama and Krishna was thus born. According to aut...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Books  /  Published 05.11.18

Mythology through pictures, for children

Since its inception in 2010, the Amma Tell Me More series has grown to be a stellar collection of 12 books by Bhakti Mathur. Exploring a wide variety of topics, from festivals to gods, the series is o...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 05.11.18

8 Diwali reads with a twist of mythology

What happens when you are compelled to make choices between right and wrong for the well being of the ones you love? Does the moral dilemma rip you apart and or do you emerge stronger than before? Thi...
By Shrestha Saha


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