Shakti- The divine power

        – Aparna Chatterjee Mystics all around the world have thrived on the concept of duality. Parties on the opposite side of the see-saw and the balance between them dictated the equilibrium of the human mind and society. India, for one, has come far by accepting these concepts a little more than others in its culture and religion. Although the traditions and the ancient mythology … Continue reading Shakti- The divine power

Lycanthrope: Werewolves from mythology and beyond

– Aparna Chatterjee Human curiosity knows no limit. While this fascination can lead to the discovery of the theory of relativity and compel others to some lucid dream, human-animal hybrid characters leave no stone unaltered in arousing the imagination of curiosity-seekers worldwide. We have angels, human-like figures with wings, Sekhmet, a woman with a cat head, Centaurs having the upper body of a human and … Continue reading Lycanthrope: Werewolves from mythology and beyond

Gigantes: Giants beyond mythology

– Aparna Chatterjee If you are born and bought up in India, you must have a childhood adorned with mythical stories. From stories of Lord Krishna’s mischief and bravery to stories of Lord Ram’s virtue, we all grew up with cartoons and comics teaching us cardinal morals. If you are one of us, the concept of giants should not be unknown to you. We have … Continue reading Gigantes: Giants beyond mythology