In today's episode we discuss Durga, the fierce warrior goddess of Hindu mythology. We discuss the symbolic nature of her fight against demons and the duality of love and war. We also reflect on how mythology can be weaponized in a nationalistic and oppressive way.
The Book of Durga by Nilima Chitgopekar
“‘Durga did not kill Mahishasur’: Hindus, Adivasis and Hindutva” by Moumita Sen