Published: Nov 22, 2020
Every reader ought to notice that Barack Obama has gone out of his way in his biography to say how much of his childhood years he spent listening to the episodes in the Ramayana and Mahabharata. This of course, implies his appetite for spiritualism as well as his interest.
Published: Apr 27, 2019
The friezes in Bangkok’s Emerald Buddha Temple were brought to the big screen this past week in the form of the animation “Ramavatar: Mural Brought to Life”. The film was shown in Jakarta and Yogyakarta to mark Thailand’s turn as Asean chair and the start of what has been designated as Asean Cultural Year.
Published: Sep 27, 2016
I’m not writing to ask why it is that I can appear in movies featuring Ultraman and Kamen Riders without any fuss whereas the Ramayana bad guy, Thotsakan, can’t make Thai pudding without causing a gigantic uproar. I understand that he’s big and I’m small