Patriarchy asserts men are superior to women.
Feminism clarifies women and men are equal.
Queerness questions what constitutes male and female.
India’s leading mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik is back with another interesting mythical character – Shikhandi whose story has not been told frequently despite his important role in epic Mahabharata.
The Shikhandi, Shikhandi, who became a man to satisfy her wife, is one of the example of unique Indian way of making sense of queerness.
Read this fascinating tale and be surprised yourself with India’s modern heritage and thought almost two thousand years back.
Book Details of Shikhandi: And Other Tales They don’t Tell You –
|Publisher:||Penguin And Zubaan||Publication Year:||2014|
|Cover:||Paperback||No. of Pages:||196|
|MRP:||Rs. 299||Buy From:||Flipkart.com