Category Archives: classics

Bought Griffith’s translation of Rámáyańa

Finally I got my copy of Ralph T.H. Griffith’s translation of Rámáyańa in verse. For the past two weeks, whenever I could find some free time, I have been reading it on my android phone. The epubs are available on … Continue reading

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My encounters with rAmAyaNa

My mother taught me alphabets long before I joined school in 1988. So, when I was between the ages 2.5 and 3.5 I had learnt how to write my A,B,C’s. The earliest memory from my life that I can recollect … Continue reading

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Low threshold of satisfaction and self-congratulation

Kanchan Gupta interviewed Indian diplomat Pavan K Varma whose latest book “Becoming Indian: The Unfinished Revolution of Culture and Identity” is now on the stands. In the interview, the author makes some excellent points regarding the cultural audit, rather the … Continue reading

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Wordplay in Sanskrit

I have a habit of downloading a copy of interesting e-books that are freely available on the internet so that I can browse through my collection whenever I am bored and I don’t have a working internet connection. This evening, … Continue reading

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