A painting of Meerabai; (right) Deepika Padukone plays Padmavati on screen.

Meerabai: A different kind of valour

4 min read . 03 Feb 2018
One of the entrances of the Vitthal temple in Pandharpur, in front of which is the blue Chokhamela memorial. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A Dalit at the temple door

5 min read . 21 Oct 2017
Bhakti is high-voltage stuff, an urgent, unguarded longing, a passionate human cry for authenticity and belonging. Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint<br />

A love affair with ‘bhakti’

7 min read . 14 Feb 2015
Anurag Mhamal won gold at the Asian Junior Blitz last year.<br />

Queens and knights by the seaside

4 min read . 25 Jun 2014
<br />Rapture: (from left) Artwork depicting Mirabai (Keystone/Getty Images) and Ezra Pound was an early translator of Kabir (Onef9day/Wikimedia Commons).<br />

Making new celebrations

4 min read . 19 Aug 2011
<br /> Singing Emptiness: Seagull Books, 166 pages, Rs395; Rs495 for the hardcover. <br />

Of music and bhakti

3 min read . 30 Oct 2009
<br /> Invoking the divine: Bhakti Utsav in New Delhi. <br />

The TimeOut mint Planner

11 min read . 03 Apr 2009
<br />Splintered storyline: From Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.<br />

The TimeOut mint Planner

12 min read . 04 Jan 2009
<br />Latif Bolat performed at Ruhaniyat in Mumbai in November.<br />

The many names of God

4 min read . 11 Dec 2008
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