Dastangoi

- August 6, 2021


Illustration: Anvita Tekriwal

Dastangoi is an Urdu storytelling art form in which the storyteller is at the centre stage and the storyteller’s voice is the important artistic tool in narrating the dastan or the story.

 

Comic of The Month

Krishna and Narakasura

Indra was at his wit’s end – the impertinent demon Narakasura had stolen his mother’s earrings! Lord Krishna, always helpful, agreed to confront the enemy. But seated on Garuda, his trusty eagle, and accompanied by the gentle Satyabhama, would Krishna be able to overcome Narakasura’s formidable defences? Would his gleaming discus ever find its mark? This is the story of why the first of four days of Diwali - the Festival of Lights is named after Naraka!

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