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Stupid Feminista Me: Breaking out of the cocoon of blissful ignorance

This is a continuation from my previous blog post: https://ritaputatunda.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/hey-but-i-thought-we-women-in-india-had-it-good-in-ancient-times/

Well, yes, of course I did miss crucial bits of information while I was growing up, or if I did notice them, I chose to ignore them – Stupid feminista me! 1,802 more words


Few movies have an impact on me that is as profound and long lasting as ‘Inception.’ Not because of the way it has been made, or the actors, or the story, all of which are brilliant in their own right, but because of the extraordinary concept it is based on. 447 more words

Sounding Board

Asura by Anand Neelakantan

The epitome of malevolent is Ravana. The classic Ramayana is etched in every intellect because it has been told in many diverse forms and manner. Anand Neelakantan transposes that logic on its head – The narrative is from the point of view of Ravana and to avoid religious commotions he has declared his work being fiction and not interpretation. 427 more words

Book Reviews

A Brilliant and Educative Work

An elated father calls his most beloved son and asks Him to get ready for the coronation that is about to take place the next day.  1,038 more words

Books And Blurbs

Photo Friday: Ravana and Trijata

A few weeks ago, I turned in the longest paper I’ve ever written. It also happened to be about Trijata, my favorite character from the Ramayana and probably from all of wayang as well. 35 more words