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Because Desire

…just cheats you. It’s like a sunbeam skipping here and there about a room.

It skips onto my face then across the carpet until it rests just above your head. 381 more words

Intolerably Unmoved

….they all seemed, removed from any romantic imminency of action. 

How quickly the whole world dimmed when I saw you laughing there. How dull the masses dredged on beside me with their eyes forward, and only mine glancing, dancing, slightly to the left, curiosity stabbing my heart while my brain attempted to reign itself back to the task at hand. 387 more words

Wendy Doniger: When Westerners say what Indians tell me in private

Recently I found a forum debate about the relationship between Karna and Drapaudi suspended. It was considered too controversial. I thought this odd because the Mahabharata is full of ambiguity, “dharma is subtle” it proclaims, as each character has his shadow and shining light, her aspirations and secrets. 1,360 more words

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