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Mar 07, 2019
Mythology for the Millennial: The image of 'angry Hanuman' does a disservice to his vast and varied mythologyYou can't divorce Hanuman's simian nature from his godliness. In fact, the very thing that makes him such a perfect ally to Ram in the Ramayana is his monkeyness; his long tail, his ability to leap great distances.
Feb 11, 2019
Mythology for the Millennial: The rise and fall of Sarama, dog of the gods, or why you should feed your neighbourhood straySarama rose to fame when a gang of robbers called the Panis, stole Indra's cow herd, and she helped him get them back.
Jan 30, 2019
Mythology for the Millennial: Anasuya's story deserves to be told, not forgotten in the margins of mythsAnasuya is one of the Chaste Women of Hindu mythology — so pious, she became kind of magical in her own right.
Jan 08, 2019
Mythology for the Millennial: From Shurpanakha to Mahishi, angry women make for better storiesIt's really all because of Shurpanakha that the Ramayana even became an interesting story, if you think about it
Dec 18, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: Soma, the moon god, and why you should raise a glass to him next time you're drinkingSoma was Hinduism's Bacchus, our Amy Winehouse: they tried to make him go to rehab, he said no, no, no and eventually was shunted out of his duties as the god of all intoxicants, to become the god of the moon instead — a gig no one else wanted.
Dec 04, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: Humanity's flaws make sense, when you consider Brahma was its creatorBrahma created Death, who was so unhappy with her job description, she wept and begged, and stood in water for thousands of years and top of one toe on top of a mountain for millions, but he would not budge. That's Brahma: getting other people to do his dirty work since time began.
Apr 23, 2018
Idols and pictures of Hindu gods desecrated, set ablaze in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia; four arrestedPolice have registered an FIR in connection with the incident against three named and 20 to 25 unnamed persons on a complaint lodged by the district secretary of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, Avinash Soni, he said, adding that four people have been arrested.
Jan 04, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: 2 Bheem Sena activists arrested for insulting Hindu gods in Muzaffarnagar villageTwo activists of the Bheem Sena, a Dalit outfit, have been arrested for allegedly insulting Hindu gods in a village, police said on Thursday.
Jul 19, 2017
Parliament Monsoon Session: SP's Naresh Agarwal links names of Hindu gods with alcohol, sparks rowIn controversial remarks that were later expunged, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday linked the names of Hindu gods with alcohol, sparking protest by the BJP in the Rajya Sabha.
Mar 14, 2017
Karnataka writer Yogesh Master's face smeared with black oil for writing against Hindu godsA "progressive" writer's face was smeared with black ink, allegedly by right-wing activists who also warned him of "dire" consequences if he dares write against Hindu gods.