What is forever for you?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: This question may be looked at in two ways – What is your definition of ‘forever’? or What is something that you think is ‘forever’ I’ll try to answer it in both ways. Definition of Forever My definition of forever would be something that is constant in the purest sense…

Who are some pre-vedic deities?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I assume that by the term ‘pre-vedic’, the question refers to the Vedic time period and not to the vedas themselves. As I understand it, the present day deities have come to be worshipped only over the past 4000(?) years or so. Prior to that, I have observed from my…

What is something that needs to be said?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: The incessant obsession of people over celebrities needs to stop. When people take a liking to a celebrity (a movie star, a model, a politician, a singer, anybody at all), I have observed that they grow so obsessed with them that they go about digging into the personal lives of…

Why are religious stories not called “mythology”?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Hmm… mythology. A word I hate with a certain passion. Each time I see it being used, I feel a sense of anger bubbling within me. The word ‘mythology’ originated from several European languages with the root word ‘myth’ which is basically a study of some kind of folk stories…

Who are people’s favourite characters in the Mahabharata? Why?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: When anyone mentions the Mahabharata, there are some key characters who are usually hero-worshiped by all fans of the work. Krishna The mastermind behind the whole sequence of events that unfolded. The apple of everyone’s eyes. And one of the few characters who was cordial with almost everyone on both…

Which character on Game of Thrones do you most admire?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Ser Davos Seaworth, the Onion Knight The way I see him, he’s one of the most balanced people on the show. He doesn’t take too many hasty decisions. He has a sensible head on his shoulders. He knows the right people to support and has sound reasons for doing so……