Several communities in India are resisting, both knowingly and unknowingly, the imposition of a universal telling of the Ramayana that seeks to deny their particular histories.
Tulsidas Jayanti 2020: History, significance and celebrations on day remembering saint who authored Ramacharitmanas
Each year, the day is marked by reciting paragraphs of Sri Ramcharitmanas at temples dedicated to Lord Rama and Hanuman in various parts of the country
Ramayan to be re-telecast on Doordarshan from 28 March, Prakash Javadekar announces 'on public demand'
Stand-up comic Kunal Kamra commented on I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar's announcement by linking the rerun of Ramayan to the Ayodhya verdict.
Perched between the realm of god and men is Benaras or the ‘City of Light and Lore’ by the river Ganges, archaically known as ‘Kashi’. Its ghats shine blindingly with unwavering faith in something greater than the self, but now, spiritual corruption abounds in its lanes.
In Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot, govt's strong push for religious tourism fails to address travellers’ concerns
In March this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath decided to allocate upwards of Rs. 720 crores towards strengthening the infrastructure for tourism in places of note as per the Hindu faith.
Under the Banyan Tree on a Full Moon Night will draw to a close with Tritha & Friends' performance, a musical ensemble crafted for the evening that will present a fusion of Hindustani music with middle-eastern influences
Tulsidas’ great act of reconciliation: Bringing together of the human and the divine in the figure of Ram
Driven to take the story of Ram to a wider audience, Tulsidas spared no effort in popularising his masterful reworking of Valmiki’s Ramayana, the Ramcharitmanas.
Hanuman beyond labels: Amid debate over his caste, an exhibition showcases monkey god's diverse forms
The collection of late artist KC Aryan, which is part of the exhibition Hanuman: The Divine Simian, features images of Hanuman in textiles, paintings and photographs
On the occasion of Ram Navami, here's a look at some of the Ramayana's best-known versions in India:
If Shiv Sainiks knew their mythology and related literature, they would have known that in the Tulsidas hymns, Hanuman is depicted as an unparalleled symbol of both bravery and wisdom. So, who is really insulting Hanuman by objecting his depiction as a man carrying a mountain in one hand and a pen in the other? Obviously the ignorant Shiv Sainiks.