Mahabharata

Revisiting Indian folklores

Revisiting Indian folklores

August 7, 2020

Unable to compete with various digital platforms telling stories, traditional folktales are confined to ‘grandparents narrating stories to their grandchildren’ in present time. Though translated into various languages and adapted in numerous films, these folk tales are losing...

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Threads of the ancient Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan

Threads of the ancient Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan

August 14, 2019

Raksha Bandhan, the traditional Hindu festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters, is celebrated since ancient times. However, the look of rakhi, the thread or amulet that is considered to be an ancient means of protection in Hindu culture, has evolved over the...

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Changing narratives in Indian mythology

Changing narratives in Indian mythology

August 3, 2019

The two great Indian epics The Ramayana and The Mahabharata are being re-imagined and retold from the perspectives of the other characters and even those who were overlooked in the earlier editions.

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D’Indraprastha à New Delhi

D’Indraprastha à New Delhi

February 3, 2019

Delhi, qui a connu à plusieurs reprises, le faste, la conquête, la destruction et la renaissance, est le fruit de l’amalgame de toutes les villes qui l’ont précédée. Cette cité millénaire, à l’histoire tumultueuse et aux influences multiples qui se reflètent dans t...

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A glimpse into ’18 Days’

A glimpse into ’18 Days’

October 31, 2018

Grant Morrison and Mukesh Singh's behemothic graphic novel tells the epic story of the Mahabharata for an entirely new demographic of audience.

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L’appel spirituel de Jammu

L’appel spirituel de Jammu

April 11, 2018

Jammu, l’épicentre des activités socio-économiques de l’État du Jammu-et-Cachemire (au nord de l’Inde), est aussi un haut lieu de pèlerinage hindou. Alors que nous atterrissons à Jammu après une heure et demi de vol depuis New Delhi, la première chose qui s’of...

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Four myth-inspired graphic novels in India

Four myth-inspired graphic novels in India

April 13, 2017

Mythological texts have often been visually represented in India, but, the new age graphic novels have turned and evolved characters that have been known in the Indian subcontinent for centuries now.

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UNESCO

UNESCO

March 4, 2016

La délégation permanente de l’Inde auprès de l’UNESCO a organisé une conférence autour du « Sanskrit, une langue au-delà du patrimoine classique », avec, pour invité d’honneur le Dr. Bibek Debroy, indianiste, économiste et membre de la prestigieuse NITI Aa...

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UNESCO

UNESCO

March 4, 2016

The Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO has organised on Thursday a special conference with a focus on “Sanskrit, A classical Language- Beyond Heritage” with Indologist, economist and member of the prestigious NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, Dr. ...

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Box-Office

Box-Office

February 19, 2016

Le dernier film de la série La guerre des étoiles, « Star Wars, Le réveil de la Force », est un gigantesque succès mondial, en particulier aux Etats-Unis, en Europe, au Japon, ou même en Chine. Mais l’Inde résiste au pouvoir de la Force, le film ayant été largement di...

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Box-Office

Box-Office

February 19, 2016

The last movie of the Star Wars saga, « The Forces Awakens », is a huge worldwide success, notably in the United States, in Europe and Japan, or even in China. But India resists the power of the Force and the film was largely eclipsed there by big Indian films such as « Dilwal...

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