Ram Leela

Like I’ve mentioned before, I am one of the luckiest souls to be born in a very diverse Indian cultural mix. So from Raksha Bandhan to Holi and Ramlila to Vijayadashmi to Diwali and Christmas, we get to witness and celebrate everything under the sun with much fanfare. Most Ramlilas in North India are based…

Rama’s Dilemma

The story of Rama Killing Vali, Sugreeva’s brother is quite a famous moral dilemma. This gorgeous sculpture explains how Rama devised a plan to kill the Monkey king, who was invincible, from behind seven palm trees. Vali had a boon that he couldn’t be killed directly, and hence wrecked havoc. On a request from Vali’s…