Tasha is a musical instrument played to propitiate Veerabhadra. This is an attempt to understand Cultural Change and Continuity. Veerabhadra and Daksha Yagnya If you live in India, chances are, you heard about Veerabhadra, know his story. I will recount it briefly here: “Sati- the wife of Lord Shiva gets insulted by her father Daksha. A series of events occur […]
He survives in the multiple crystallizations of memory of the people who carry him forward. I set out to understand Veerabhadra and found an entire social milieu which had to be understood to begin understanding him.