The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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Arshia Sattar

Author, India

Arshia Sattar has a Ph.D. in classical Indian literatures from the University of Chicago. She works with epic, myth and the story telling traditions of South Asia, most closely with the Valmiki Ramayana. Her most recent publications include Maryada: Searching for Dharma in the Ramayana and The Mahabharata for Children. She teaches classical Indian literatures here and abroad and writes frequently on books for various publications.

sessions

Unknown Heroes : The Lesser Known Characters From The Mahabharat

  • 17th November
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Author Arshia Sattar acquaints you with them, as she talks to Tariecka Sinh.

There’s Always Room For Rumi

  • 22nd November
  • 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

The launch of Rumi: A New Collection, followed by a discussion on why he is a poet for all humanity.
Farrukh Dhondy in conversation with Ranjit Hoskote and Arshia Sattar as the chair.

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