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Author Name: Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattnaik was the third child of (late) Prafulla Kumar Pattanaik and Sabitri Pattanaik who migrated to Mumbai from Orissa nearly 50 years ago. He graduated in medicine from the Grant Medical College, Mumbai.
He spent 14 years working with companies such as SIRO (Clinical Medicine Executive), GoodhealthNyou.com,  Apollo Hospitals, Sanofi Aventis, and finally Ernst & Young as Manager in Business Advisory services.
But his passion has always been mythology and he has written and lectured extensively on relevance of sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. He regularly writes in Economic Times, Times of India, First City Magazine (New Delhi) and Sunday Midday (Mumbai).

     Books By Author :: Devdutt Pattanaik

   
7 Secrets of Vishnu
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

It is significant that the stories of Vishnu rose to prominence after the rise of Buddhism. Prior to that, Hinduism was the rel... Read More

   
my GITA
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

In My Gita, acclaimed mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies The Bhagavad Gita for the contemporary reader. His unique appro... Read More

   
7 Secrets of Shiva
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

Smeared with ash, draped in animal hide, he sits atop the snow-capped mountain, skull in hand, withdrawn, with dogs for company... Read More

   
The Pregnant King
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

Among the many hundreds of characters who inhabit the Mahabharata, perhaps the world’s greatest epic and certainly one of... Read More

   
Shikhandi and Other Tales They Don?t Tell You
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

Patriarchy asserts men are superior to women. Feminism clarifies women and men are equal. Queerness questions what constitutes ... Read More

   
Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabaratha
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

The Mahabharata, India's greatest epic, is a huge, sweeping work and is the longest Sanskrit epic. It tells the story of the Ku... Read More

   
Sita
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

Sita: An Illustrated Retelling Of The Ramayana is the Ramayana retold with the focus of the story being on Sit... Read More

   
7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art
 -by Devdutt Pattanaik

Hindu mythology abounds with fascinating gods, goddesses and characters whose visual representations - through calendar art - a... Read More



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