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Ekalavya the archer prodigy: The unresolved question of submission to bondage in “moral stories for children”

Watch this story on Youtube including the self-mutilation scene [11:32]: Eklavya (Mahabharat) Kahaniyaa video channel: Moral Stories For ChildrenURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgl0L401VkIDate visited: 11 July 2021 3D Animation For Children forms the best Mahabharat Short Movie In Hindi from Kids Cartoon Movies >> गुरू भक्ति /Gurū bhaktiAuthor: … Continue reading

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The Shared Ramayana Tradition in Assam – “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 3: The Shared Ramayana Tradition in Assam Across Man-made Boundaries of Tribe, Caste and Community Paper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi ARCHANA BARUADepartment of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute … Continue reading

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Heralding social and economic actions: Hunting and food gathering in Durwa culture – Bastar

“Just as hunting is also about territory, the actions of food gathering links Durwa culture to language and metaphor to perceptions in ecology, and gives it a unique vantage from which to view a forest based lifestyle.” | Read the … Continue reading

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Report on “Tribes in Transition” Conference in Santiniketan – West Bengal

Report by the Convener Dr. Ivy Imogene Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi – 110025 (ivyihansdak@gmail.com) in consultation with the Co-Convener Dr. Boro Baski, Trustee, Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust (Regd. under Indian Trust Registration Act, 1982), Ghosaldanga, P.O. Sattore, Dist. Birbhum, West Bengal – … Continue reading

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“With literature comes memory and so many meaningful traditions”: Linguist Ganesh Devy at Sahitya Akademi conference on Contemporary Creative Expression in India

Professor GN Devy feels that alternate media should be used to make literature reach to a wider audience Parul Bajaj, Indian Express, Tue Jul 19 2011 Almost everyone in India knows the Mahabharata, but no one has read it. Listening is … Continue reading

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