Book Review: Shikhandi And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You

Many in India uses our culture and religious roots in the arguments. Many times, it looks like bringing gun to a knife fight. Last time, when it was widely used in argument was the event of Supreme Courts’ controversial decision on Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, dealing with LGBT’s rights in India. Also, the moralist used…

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#Goodreads Annual Challenge Completed

Not bad at all, I completed my Goodreads challenge to read to 25 books in 2013, almost 20 days in advance. I know the that 25 is not the number to brag about but I feel I wanted to keep a practical target for the year where many weeks had past without any time for…

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Book Review: Sita, An Illustrated Retelling of Ramayana

I may run a risk of sounding like a fanboy but Devdutt Pattanaik has once again proved that he is one of the most important mythologist of this generation. Like the previous edition, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of Mahabharata, Devdutt brings new prospective to the great epic of Hindu mythology connecting the world of magic,…

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Book Review : Jaya; An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata

If you are bought up in Hindu family like me, the stories from Mahabharata can never escape you. Such is a cult of Mahabharata in Indian society that every sub-plot and character has maintained a metaphoric reference in the lives. Jaya is the ancient name of the epic, probably the name given Vyasa himself, who is…

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Book Review: The Pregnant King

The Pregnant King is Indian fiction novel written by Devdutt Pattanaik. Devdutta Pattanaik is a marketing consultant and also refer himself as “mythologist “. I recently had a pleasure to listen to him in one of the conference in Mumbai and he really sold me the idea of his books which made me to read this one. The book…

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