Ramayana: Divine Loophole

Sanjay Patel’s artwork for the Ramayana is so amazing, it’s hard for a blog post to do justice, hence the slideshow below. A faithful, if necessarily abbreviated  retelling of the epic, the stylised art of this ex-Pixar animator is stunning and will draw in any child–not that the story of Ram and Sita isn’t gripping enough on its own, what with princes and princesses, evil stepmothers, a ten-headed demon king and a monkey army commanded by Hanuman, a monkey god and the son of the wind. Diwali, the festival coming up this weekend is when Hindus celebrate Ram and Sita’s return to the kingdom of Ayodhya after a fourteen year exile. This book should be in every school library. 8+

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