7 Secrets of the Goddess

Author:

Devdutt Pattanaik

Publisher:

Westland Books

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Publisher

Westland Books

Publication Year 2016
ISBN-13

9789386224033

ISBN-10 9386224038
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 259 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 20 x 13 x 1.7
Weight (grms) 500

Lakshmi massages Vishnu’s feet. Is this male domination?Kali stands on Shiva’s chest. Is this female domination?Shiva is half a woman. Is this gender quality? Why then isShakti never half a man?Taken literally, stories, symbols and rituals of Hindumythology have much to say about gender relationships.Taken symbolically, they reveal many more things abouthumanity and nature. Which is the correct reading?The third title in the bestselling ‘Hindu Trinity’ seriesfocuses on the Goddess and respected mythologistDevdutt Pattanaik tries to unravel the secrets locked within her stories, symbols and rituals.

Devdutt Pattanaik

Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik is a medical doctor by training, a marketing manager by profession and a mythologist by passion. He lectures extensively on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. His books include 7 Secrets of Hindu Calendar Art, Shiva: An Introduction, Vishnu: An Introduction, Devi: An Introduction, Hanuman: An Introduction, Lakshmi: An Introduction, Krishna: An Introduction, Shiva to Shankara: Decoding the Phallic Symbol, Goddesses in India, Man Who Was a Woman and Other Queer Tales from Hindu Lore and Indian Mythology: Stories, Symbols and Rituals from the Heart of the Subcontinent.

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