Tag Archives: Amar Chitra Katha

A Bow Strung ‘Round the World

Epics serve as a cultural foundation for those cultures that have embraced this tradition. Their continued modernized retellings and archetypal characters promote a homogenized culture. In the Hindu epic The Ramayana, Rama himself is often understood to be the archetypal … Continue reading

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Colorism Within Ramayana Traditions

Although colorism within Ramayana traditions was not a unit our class covered extensively, a few articles and some class discussions mentioned issues of colorism in the epic.¬† Below, I will speak to colorism within the Ramayana¬†as well as some of … Continue reading

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