Archives post

The dangerous fallacies of Mrityunjaya

‘I think Draupadi is to blame for her Vastraharana’ declared one of my esteemed friends. Obviously, he was a Karna fan (or I would say a devotee). ‘Had...

Mahaprasthanika Parva: a mountaineering lesson from Mahabharata

In mountaineering circles, it is a very famous practise to sleep lower than the altitude you climb to, especially at higher altitudes. To elaborate, your body...

Film review: ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’

“गड आला पण सिंह गेला” ~Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj The above Marathi expression means that ‘although we won the fort, a...