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Meeting With Master

by Vanisha Uppal In the year 2010 I had an intense inner desire to read Bhagavad Gita. After reading it a couple of times, I realised that somehow, somewhere I was missing the point,...

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Snake, Love and Sexuality

Ravindra Tripathi’s There are a lot of stories in Indian mythology and folklores where you find the snake or the serpent as sexual motif. Some modern plays  are also based upon it. For example...

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‘The Park’ as a metaphor

Ravindra Tripathi’s Three benches for three – yet no space – a scene from ‘The Park’ The 13th Bharat Rang Mahotsva has started with fanfare. Although the city of Delhi is freezing with  severe...

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A Magic Lantern Presentation

Flash-point human rights film festival comes to Delhi Still From ‘Suddenly Last Winter’ The three-day Flashpoint Human Rights Film Festival, which brings together eight extraordinary films from around the world that deal with human rights...

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A political play from Bolivia

Ravindra Tripathy’s EN UN SOL AMARILLO- Photo: Radoslav Pazameta-Lucasninos Cuadro We, in India, are familiar with South American writers like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mario Vargas llyosa and others. But we know very little about...

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Arunachal Pradesh on The Theatre Map of India

Ravindra Tripathi’s No doubt, the Hindi language has many local dialects. But have you ever heard of Arunachali Hindi? Yes, it exists. You want to know where it is?  It is in Arunachal Pradesh...

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Ram Janmabhoomi Vs Babri Masjid

The dispute, as is well known, is that some Hindu organisations claimed that the mosque known as Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, a town in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh, was built by Mir Baqi,...