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Different Types of Ramayana
Different Types of Ramayana
‘Ramayana’, this is perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring cultural entities in the context of understanding Indian culture, literature, society, politics, religion, aesthetics, and so on. Ramayana is not only an Indian epic; it is a living tradition in India.
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Kali
Kali
If we are to correlate Kali with the ideals of feminism, she represents the unrestrained female expression. She neither fits the image nor does she perform the functions we identify with the traditional Hindu Goddess.
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Durga: Crossing Traditional Bounds within Tradition
Durga: Crossing Traditional Bounds within Tradition
Durga is considered the ultimate female power by Bengali women. Her victory over Mahishasura is commemorated as a ten-day event in West Bengal as Durga Puja. In Bengali tradition, Durga puja begins with Durga’s visit to her natal home with her children – the deities Kartik, Saraswati, Ganesha, and Laxmi. It will be of little surprise that the Goddess Durga’s portrayal in popular culture, especially in cinema, has been expressed in the form of her connection to Bengal.
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