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Eminently placed in Indian oral tradition, linked tales are precursors to the modern genre of the novel, but they can elastically expand in every retelling. The famous tale of Vikram and Vetal is one such example. However, when they do end, they indicate how cultures provide closures to meaning-…
Kamadhenu, the mythical cow-like being that grants wishes, has a popular and enduring presence in various art forms due to its alluring appeal in the cultural imagination. (Photo source: Wikimedia Commons) Any Indian reader would be surprised and disappointed not to find Kamadhenu, the mythical…
The article is a study of new techniques and styles introduced by Sanskrit drama playwrights in their works written during the medieval period.
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