The author presents a delightful reading of the portrayal of selected key women figures from several poems of Sri Aurobindo, from Ahana to Savitri.
Read about the heroic motherhood that Kunti epitomises for all times to come. Kunti stands out as a symbol of patience, courage, sacrifice and forbearance.
The author speaks of the need for a sincere introspection and a conscious preparation when balancing the demands of parenting and career.
Many readers who grew up with mothers who worked outside the home while also fully engaged in parenting will connect with this author’s experience.
Reimagining Tales from Purāna-s and Itihāsa-s: A Writer’s Journey of Engaging with Epic Heroines (Video)
A conversation with Saiswaroopa Iyer who has won great acclaim for her novels inspired by leading women characters from the Mahābhārata and the Purānas.
While the world argues over feminism and post-feminism, social equality vs. essential difference etc., here we have in these words of the Mother such clear insight into the truth that must be at the basis of a true and authentic man-woman relationship.
The author highlights a few verses to suggest how Savitri, Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem seems like a proclamation of the inexhaustible female powers and gives magical formulae of true women empowerment.
We feature a reflective look at selected insights from Nolini Kanta Gupta’s book with a focus on the issues of equality, freedom and education for girls and women. The timeless truths that a yogi reveals in a deep examination of a social phenomenon must be kept in consideration when addressing contemporary issues.
Beloo Mehra highlights main contributions of Nithin Sridhar’s book, in two key areas: a) menstruation related discourse in India, and b) connection between culturally grounded understanding of menstruation and a woman’s sense of identity and self-worth.