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B.N. Goswamy
Nizam al-Din Abu Muhammad Ilyas bin Yousuf, known popularly, and simply, as Nizami, was one of the greatest Persian poets. Prof. B.N. Goswamy talks about the author of ‘Laila wa Majnun’ and his contribution to literature through the five-part Khamsa (Photo courtesy: Library of Congress/Wikimedia…
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Bhavana Pankaj
Mandodari is much more than just Ravana’s wife from Ramayana. Who was she? What are her origins? We explore the rich lattice of story-work that gives us a fascinating Mandodari, if not a definitive one. (Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)   Mandodari (one of the slender waist). The name…
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