Jump Into the Ramayana

Jump Into the Ramayana

The Mighty Tale of Hanuman
"The Mighty Tale of Hanuman" (2013) by Saker Mistri and Mamta Dalal Mangaldas. (Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodhpur)

Join us with your family for a workshop with authors Saker Mistri and Mamta Dalal Mangaldas on their children's book The Mighty Tale of Hanuman. Listeners will accompany protagonists Ram and Lakshman in their exciting venture deep into the forest of Kishkindh in search of Sita. Discover the story hidden in this 18th-century narrative painting.

In The Mighty Tale of Hanuman, the beloved monkey deity Hanuman narrates the legendary story of the Ramayana, the epic struggle between good and evil, in which Ram undertakes a perilous journey to rescue his beloved wife Sita, who has been kidnapped by the Demon King Ravana. The book is illustrated with magnificent original 18th century paintings from the collection of the Mehrangarh Museum Trust. All profits from book sales support the Veerni Project to empower girls in Rajasthan.

This workshop will be conducted by Saker Mistri and Mamta Dalal Mangaldas, also authors of the children's book The Kidnapping of Amir Hamza.

 

Event Details

2 February 2014
11:00am - 1:00pm

Open air garden opposite the museum café and shop, CSMVS Museum, 159-161 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort, Mumbai