Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik

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Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik

Journey into the amazing world of Hindu mythology with Devdutt Pattanaik Why are most temples dedicated to Vishnu, Shiva or the goddess, but not to Brahma or Indra How are an asura, rakshasa, yaksha and pishacha different from each other Why did the Pandavas find themselves in naraka rather than swarga Over several months, EPIC Channels ground-breaking show Devlo Journey into the amazing world of Hindu mythology with Devdutt Pattanaik Why are most temples dedicated to Vishnu, Shiva or the goddess, but not to Brahma or Indra How are an asura, rakshasa, yaksha and pishacha different from each other Why did the Pandavas find themselves in naraka rather than swarga Over several months, EPIC Channels ground-breaking show Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik has enthralled countless viewers. Here, finally, is the book based on the first series of the ever-popular show, which will take you on a scintillating tour through the myriad stories, symbols and rituals that form the basis of Hindu culture. Prepare to be surprised and thrilled as Devdutt narrates magical tales about larger-than-life figures - gods, goddesses, demi-gods and demons who you thought you knew well but didnt. Learn about the intricacies of Hindu thought as he explains the origin and meaning of different creation myths, and throws light on why we believe in a cyclical - not linear - concept of time. This book is your perfect introduction to the endlessly fascinating world of Hindu mythology. About the Author Devdutt Pattanaik is the author of over twenty-five books and 500 articles on the relevance of mythology in modern times. Trained in medicine MBBSfrom Grant Medical College, Mumbai University, he worked in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries for fifteen years before devoting all his time to his passion for decoding beliefs of all cultures, modern and ancient, located beneath the veneer of rationality.


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Title Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik
Author Devdutt Pattanaik
ISBN-13 9780143427421
ISBN-10 0143427421
Publisher Faber And Faber (penguin India)
Language English
Edition NA
Height 198 mm
Width 129 mm
Thickness 12 mm
Binding Paperback
Pages 256

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