Wendy Doniger

Wendy Doniger has published translations of the Rig Veda, the Kamasutra, and the Laws of Manu. Her most recent book is Winged Stallions and Wicked Mares: Horses in Indian Myth and History. After the War, her translation of the final books of the Mahabharata, will be published in August. (April 2022)

Hearing the ‘Ramayana’ Again

The centrality and vitality of the Ramayana in Indian culture today, its enormous historical importance and continued use in mythological historicizing, can be only roughly approximated in Europe and America by the Bible.

The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki: The Complete English Translation

translated from the Sanskrit by Robert P. Goldman, Sally J. Sutherland Goldman, Rosalind Lefeber, Sheldon I. Pollock, and Barend A. van Nooten; and revised and edited by Robert P. Goldman and Sally J. Sutherland Goldman

April 7, 2022 issue

Unspeakable Sins


by Moshe Halbertal and Avishai Margalit, translated by Naomi Goldblum

April 21, 1994 issue

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