What The Goddess Wants

Pleasure and Redemption in Mythology

07 Oct 21 10:00 am TO 11:30 am

Pleasure Pocket by Shilpa Mudbi

Theme: Why Are We Scared of Pleasure?

The goddess Renuka Yellamma was married to an older man who demanded that she be a good wife but had no interest in physical intimacy. One day the young goddess sees a couple making out on the banks of the river and has the startling realisation of what she wants. What did the devi want? Find out in this moving performance that has its origins among the jogathis in north Karnataka.

Session Language - Hindi
Audio translation language - Hindi, Bengali
ISL Availability - Yes

For ages - All

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