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Apr 16, 2020
National Theatre's Dara examines life of the Mughal prince, showcases his socio-political relevance in contemporary discourseIn an uncomfortable dichotomy with some bearing on real-life perceptions of Muslims, Dara Shukoh is remembered as a translator of the Upanishads, and religiously syncretic to the core, whereas an archetypal Aurangzeb destroyed temples and imposed Jizya on non-Muslims even as he ruled by Sharia law.
Mar 02, 2020
With only two years in mainstream publishing, how editor Rahul Soni carved a niche with empathy, resolveHarperCollins India's Rahul Soni's stint in mainstream publishing has only just begun, having recently crossed the two-year mark, with a prodigious number of acclaimed titles under his belt already. Reactions to his accomplishments from publishing peers range from reverence to unwavering faith in his mettle, but what seems to get repeatedly underlined about Rahul through several testimonies is his abounding empathy — an alleged rarity in the business.
Feb 27, 2020
Locating Dara Shukoh’s grave would serve little purpose if we cannot celebrate his theological works, syncretic ethosIf we are to indeed celebrate Dara Shukoh, aren’t his literary and theological works and his deeply syncretic ethos, more important to remember and follow, than a knowledge of the precise location of his mortal remains?
Nov 01, 2019
A fascinating new history of Dara Shukoh delves into the life, ideas of Mughal scion who would have been kingAn immensely fascinating subject, Dara Shukoh was a modern intellectual: a practicing Sufi, scholar, theologian, poet, calligrapher, chronicler, builder, connoisseur of the arts, and an indefatigable evangelist of syncretic ideas that were centuries ahead of his time
Feb 10, 2018
BJP MP Maheish Girri calls Aurangzeb a 'terrorist', says he oppressed peopleBJP MP Maheish Girri has dubbed Mughal ruler Aurangzeb a "terrorist" and hailed his brother Dara Shikoh as a scholar