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When Rukmini Asked Radha The Secret Of What Made Her So Special

I thought he belonged to me only - my man. But how wrong I was. I still had a lot to learn about men and the position of privilege they were entitled to.

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Manjul Bajaj: Why Are The Legendary Star Crossed Lovers Heer-Ranjha Relevant Even Today?
In Search of Heer

Heer was a badass woman who followed her own heart, enough for a patriarchal society to stop their daughters from listening to her story. In Search of Heer, with author Manjul Bajaj.

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Why This Lockdown Reminded Me So Strongly Of Gandhari’s Life

Gandhari remained blindfolded all her life, exercising strong restraint, and no one asked her to give it up. But was it the correct thing to do?

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Mahabharata’s Stree Parva Comes After The War; Could War Have Been Avoided If It Had Been Earlier?
Mahabharatee

When I read the Mahabharata, this question came to me - what if the women had met together to have a discussion before war? With this, I came up with Mahabharatee - The five women who defined womanhood.

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A Myth With Fascinating Layers Of Ecofeminism, Does Aranyaka Yield More Than Meets The Eye?
Aranyaka review

Aranyaka: Book of The Forest, by Amruta Patil and Devdutt Pattanaik, loosely inspired by the Upanishadic story of rishi Yajnavalkya and his two wives, Katyayani, and Maitreyi, brings to us timeless lessons about ecology, feminism, and empathy.

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Move Over Game Of Thrones; Netflix K-Drama Arthdal Chronicles Avoids Sexual Assault As Plot Device
Arthdal Chronicles

Game of Thrones gave us some great female characters. Arthdal Chronicles, a Korean TV series streaming on Netflix, also has women characters we can champion, and so far it is treating them better than GoT treated its women!

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