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Mythology for the Millennial: From Gujarat's folktales, a strange fable topped with backwards feminism
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Mythology for the Millennial: From Gujarat's folktales, a strange fable topped with backwards feminism

As someone who likes to look up old folktales, I can tell you all stories are the same, whether they're from Greece or Britain or France or India | Read Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's new #MythologyForTheMillennial column

Mythology for the Millennial: The magical power of an old woman's story, and a baby girl who heard it
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Mythology for the Millennial: The magical power of an old woman's story, and a baby girl who heard it

In this edition of Mythology for the Millennial, a look at a Telugu folktale about an old woman telling stories in praise of the sun god — and the consequences of not listening to her. Ramanujan's English version is called A Story In Search of an Audience but really, it could also be called You Too Could Be An Influencer, Just Follow This Easy Step.