Mahabharata

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What’s your Sanskaar?

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Sanskaar refers to upbringing in India. It is the Key Performance Indicator of parenting to most Indians. It is an indicator of family values. It shows how civilized and cultured we are.

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Ramayana when it Rains

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In Kerala, the traditional month of Karkidakam that falls in July-August is associated with heavy rains. It used to once be a time of scarcity, wetness and disease. There was no work in the fields and staying at home doing nothing meant boredom and quarrels for no reason. To cope with this, people began reading the Ramayana. So the month became renowned as the Ramayana month.

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How we read mythology

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To appreciate Hindu mythology, we have to agree to Hindu assumptions. That is difficult since the modern world is firmly based on Western assumptions.

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Dark Clouds Looming

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The darkness was associated with the forest and fairness with the rain, darkness with wilderness and fairness with civilization. One was not better than the other. Both were needed for the circle of life.

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The Hijra Legacy

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The Supreme Court of India has finally recognised hijras as the third gender. This must be seen as a victory of ‘Indian culture’.

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