An Epic Revisited (Diwali Writing Challenge)
According to Indian tradition, the Ramayana belongs to the genre known as Itihasa, a narrative of past events which includes teachings on human values and goals of life. While Valmiki’s Ramayana is the most widely known, there are several regional variations.
This Diwali, participants from my Short Story Writing course took up the challenge of retelling the epic from a modern lens. Here are three very unique and compelling contributions.
The Killing of Ravana by Devakee
A personal quest (3 minute audio)
Wishing all a very happy Deepawali and a imagination-rich new year.