Babita Garg reviews Anuja Chandramouli’s books on powerful female figures from our epics- Mohini: The Enchantress, Shakti: The Divine Feminine and Ganga: The Constant Goddess.
Gandhi, a devout Hindu, believed faith could nurture the civilizational harmony of India, a land where every religion had flourished. Jinnah, a political Muslim rather than a practicing believer, was determined to carve up a syncretic subcontinent in the name of Islam.
Nay Science offers a new perspective on the problem of the scientific method in the human sciences. Taking German Indological scholarship on the Mahabharata and the Bhagavadgita as their example, Adluri and Bagchee develop a critique of the modern valorization of method over truth in the humanities.