The book presents the Upanishad with authenticity to text, structure and tradition – in perspective and in the flow of the Parampara and although dense with concepts it flows like a seamless stream.
Book Review of Yuganta by Iravati Karve which studies the humanity of the Mahabharata`s great figures with all their virtues and faults.
Nithin Sridhar’s exhaustive work, then, puts a moot point on the table: is there only a “purely scientific”/social/patriarchal framework to understand traditional menstrual notions or can we make an effort to recognize the metaphysical notions that underlie these cultural ideas.
Avishi by Saiswaroopa Iyer is a re-telling of a female warrior Vishpala who appears in a few verses of Rigveda.
The fundamental flaw of modern India’s secularism as practiced today is that it embodies a confusion between the state and the society
Dr Vemsani has eschewed the usual narratives of analysing women in their traditional roles and in relation to the men in their lives for a focus on the extraordinary in their journeys; exile, forest domicile etc.
The author carefully chooses verses to give a view of the grand, all encompassing scheme of Maharshi Veda Vyasa without a recourse to any interpolations.
Reiterating that India is a continuing civilization and thus dispelling the various streams of thoughts over the last few decades that India was invented or fabricated in 1947
Smitha H S reviews ‘Giant Genius Bhyrappa And Mirrors Of His Novels’ Compiled and edited by M S Vijaya Haran
In A Hindu Theology of Liberation, Rambachan applies ‘the core teaching and values of the Advaita tradition’ to the issues of ‘patriarchy, homophobia, anthropocentrism, childism and caste’.