India Real Time
January 22, 2011

India Real Time

If a new edition of a book that’s been around for centuries is creating a buzz, there must be something pretty special about it.
An upcoming version of the ancient Hindu epic “Ramayan,” put together by French publisher Diane de Selliers, seems to be doing just that. In Delhi, academics have been talking about it for months.
Its secret ? Great pictures and lots of them.
Margherita Stancati
January 22, 2011
Same old story, great new book.

Other Indian press articles

  • July 1, 2014
  • The Business Standard, New Delhi

  • The Ramayana published by Editions Diane de Selliers – perhaps the most ambitious illustrated project on the epic – undertaken […]

  • The Hindustan Times

  • India’s sacred epic found its way to French publisher Diane de Selliers a decade back who has now brought out […]

  • Asianage

  • Your jaw will fall slack when you see the grandeur of Madame de Selliers’ Ramayana. You need to go back […]

  • The Economic Times, Kolkata

  • Interest in Ramayana can never die. French publisher Diane de Selliers has accomplished the creation of a beautiful version of […]

  • November 11, 2011
  • The Indian Express

  • A magnificent seven-volume series of the Ramayana with over 600 stunning illustrations from museums and private collections all over the […]

  • October 22, 2011
  • The New Indian Express

  • Valmiki’s magnum opus, Ramayana which epitomises the essence of ancient Indian philosophy now has a spanking new French edition, thanks […]

  • October 20, 2011
  • The Pioneer

  • A French tribute to Lord Rama. Ila Sankrityayan The Pioneer

  • The Hindu

  • The lavishly illustrated French translation of Valmiki’s epic in seven volumes epitomises Ms. Diane’s approach to book publishing. Having spent […]

  • October 19, 2011
  • Mail Today

  • The French renditions of Valmiki’s 48,000 verses have been lavishly illustrated with 660 miniatures shortlisted from 5,000 Ramayan-inspired paintings that […]

  • January 31, 2011
  • Times Of India

  • A discussion on ‘Many Ramayanas’ at the Jaipur Literature Festival (Jan 21-25) — among professor of Hindi and modern Indian […]