Are mythological retellings relevant? How does inventing mythological texts help us contend with the present and the future? These questions and more were discussed by Paul Zacharia, Veenapani Chawla, A.R. Venkatachalapathy and K. Satchidanandan at The Hindu Lit for Life 2014 in the session Reinventing Mythology. Click here for more videos.
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