The Bhagavad-Gita, one knows, is not an easy text to ‘illustrate’, for it is essentially philosophical in nature, filled with complex and abstruse thoughts. However, in the volume, ‘La Bhagavadgita illustree par la Peinture Indienne’, the editor and publisher draw upon a host of images that lead…
An excerpt from Hinduism: A Way of Life and a Mode of Thought by Usha Choudhuri and Indra Nath Choudhuri. To buy visit amazon.in or amazon.com For more information visit Niyogi Books
in Library Artifacts
Banner image: Kalamandalam Gopi as Karnan in Karnasapatham (Kathakali), March 2015, Thirunakkara (photographer: Mopasang Valath).
The Mahābhārata as a family of literary and performance traditions
The Mahābhārata is traditionally classified as an ancient oral Indian epic that has grown over the…
Namdeo Dhasal is arguably one of the most significant Indian poets of the late 20th century. His work not only captures what freedom, democracy and modernity meant for the average Indian in the decades after Independence—experiences, no doubt, fraught with contradictions—but it also displays…
An introduction to Dhasal's poetic development and political moves