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Monday, Jan 27, 2020
Renuka Narayanan

Renuka Narayanan


Renuka Narayanan is a commentator and columnist on religion and culture.

articles by Renuka Narayanan (458 results)
May 05, 2018 17:59
Take a cue from stories, old and not so old, to mark this time with kindness. read more
Apr 28, 2018 15:51
It’s easy to scoff and make light of them, but it takes tonnes of discipline and commitment to do what real princesses must do. read more
Apr 21, 2018 16:38
Each one of us can and must do what we can to make things better. read more
Apr 14, 2018 20:15
A quaint story from the annual Kapalishwar festival of Mylapore is a reminder that the Eternal God is far above human conflicts and quarrels. read more
Apr 07, 2018 17:28
In a time of food wars, we would do well to remember that God’s grace is reflected in every plate and palate. read more
Mar 31, 2018 18:44
The verses glorifying Hanuman are more about ‘personality development’, meant to inspire the reciter to become a positive person and an asset to society read more
Mar 24, 2018 19:48
The Harikatha, a piece of inner India, draws from the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. Here’s why we need it more than ever today. read more
Mar 16, 2018 19:42
Thanks to the Kanchi Srimatam’s efforts, we have properly-trained Vedic priests and scholars today. read more
Mar 10, 2018 17:20
In our forgotten links to common deities is a reminder of the unity that we all culturally share. read more
Mar 03, 2018 21:09
There’s still a lot to learn from the epics, about virtues and discipline, and the importance of God-awareness. read more
Feb 24, 2018 16:58
The root Ramayana didn’t have a ‘Lakshman rekha’ or a terrible last parting, but the versions after it have been revised to suit the writers read more
Feb 10, 2018 18:46
There is a crucial difference between the ‘godly’ and the ‘godless’ regarding what actually constituted ‘godliness’ read more
Feb 02, 2018 12:18
The Naam Samkeertan tradition centred on Vitthala that originated with the great medieval Marathi saints, is hugely popular across the Deccan or Indian peninsula. read more
Jan 27, 2018 21:41
From Ramayana’s Rishyashringa to Honi, the Circle-Drawer of Galilee, legends of seers who could make it pour abound. read more
Jan 20, 2018 17:16
Spring is a time to celebrate Sarasvati, the patron deity of knowledge and the arts. And also to ask, how well do you really know yourself? read more