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October 30, 2011


Of all people I didn't expect AKR to become a target. I suppose anyone with UofC cred is a target now.

His translation of Sangam poetry in "Interior Landscapes" is the best I've read.

Hi Namit! I am trying to retrace how the controversy unfolded and exploded as it did.

Regarding, "...including some that, according to Ramanujan, have Rama and Sita as siblings."

Can you please point out, what part of the original essay pointed to Ram and Sita being siblings?

Thanks in advance

Anuraag, have you tried googling 'rama and sita as brother and sister ramanujan' and so on? Here is one link, for instance.

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  • The Lottery of Birth reveals Namit Arora to be one of our finest critics. In a raucous public sphere marked by blame and recrimination, these essays announce a bracing sensibility, as compassionate as it is curious, intelligent and nuanced.” —Pankaj Mishra

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