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The Epic Post

One of the central and much discussed events of the Mahabharata involves the sari – the loss of Draupadi in a game of dice and her disrobing in the royal assembly. Draupadi is in seclusion, her single garment stained with … Continue reading

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The Theatre Post – Mahabharata

In the evening of the last day of war Deep gloom is spread all around A desolate lane of Kaurava’s palace Only two guards on sentry duty.  The stylized costumes of Ebrahim Alkazi’s open air staging of Dharmavir Bharti’s Andha Yug (A Blind … Continue reading

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The Mythology Post

Though I have posted a lot on blouse “borrowings” from the West, one thing that differentiates the Indian version is that the midriff is normally exposed.  There is a long history to the choli/kanchuki and modern representations of historical attire often … Continue reading

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