History, Mythology and India’s Syncretic Past
August 26, 2019
Writer and academic Madhavi Menon, in the first part of this interview, talks about her book Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India. She discusses the themes of history and mythology; interpretations and versions of the Mahabharata and Ramayana; the coming together of Islamic and Hindu traditions to form a syncretic culture and more.
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