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Interview with Devdutt Pattanaik

                Devdutt Pattanaik – on children, Indian myths and mythology, and the importance of retelling the ‘old’. tgbc: You are a prolific writer, … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pashu, Animal Tales from Hindu Mythology by Devdutt Pattanaik

When I asked Devdutt Pattanaik if Indian myths and mythology had been done to death in children’s literature in India, he said,”The assumption here is we ‘know everything’ that the … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jaya by Devdutt Pattanaik

“High above the sky stands Swarga, paradise, abode of the gods. Still above is Vaikuntha, heaven, abode of God. The doorkeepers of Vaikuntha are the twins, Jaya and Yijaya, both … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sita by Devdutt Pattanaik

  What Devdutt Pattanaik has done, is take mythology and give it to the masses today in a form that suits today’s analytical, questioning and always deconstructing mind. Many of … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment