Buck Up!

Native to India, Nepal and Pakistan; the blackbuck or the Indian antelope is considered to be one of the fastest running animals. The male black buck is dark brown or black, while the female  is light brown and mostly sport no horns. do not have horns. In case they do sport horns, female horns are…

Draupadi’s Dilemma

There is no shortage of dilemmas in the Mahābhārata. A very poignant question, always, remains of Yudhisthira choices. Did Yudhiṣṭhira have the right to stake Draupadī after he lost himself? As the story goes, a menstruating Draupadī was dragged into the sabhā by her hair, weeping, bleeding, clad in a single garment. She berates the elders…