Letters To..., Literature

Draupadi’s Letter To Arjun

This is a letter from the series 'Letters To...' where I write letters to a character from a book from the point of view of some other character. This letter draws its roots from the book, The Palace Of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. This is a work of fiction and the author makes no… Continue reading Draupadi’s Letter To Arjun

Letters To..., Literature

Draupadi’s Letter To Vyasa

This is a letter from the series 'Letters To...' where I write letters to a character from a book from the point of view of some other character. This letter draws its roots from the book, The Palace Of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. This is a work of fiction and the author makes no… Continue reading Draupadi’s Letter To Vyasa

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The Palace of Illusions Book Review: Magic That Leaves You Spellbound

In a male-dominated society, it is not very often that we see a story being told from a female point of view, especially an epic such as the Mahabharata, which has appealed to a wide range of people over the years. Maybe this was the inspiration for Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to write The Palace of… Continue reading The Palace of Illusions Book Review: Magic That Leaves You Spellbound

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Indian Way Of Storytelling And It’s Origin

We have been practising storytelling as an art form since millenniums now. And now in the present time, it is hard to imagine life without stories, whether it's through a book, a film, a play, or a poem. Storytelling has influenced all aspects of our life. Traditionally, the oral stories have been handed over from… Continue reading Indian Way Of Storytelling And It’s Origin