Devdutt Pattanaik —
I help leverage the power of myth in business, management, and life.
Myth = Belief = Subjective Truth = Cultural Assumptions.
Mythology = stories, symbols and rituals that communicate myth.
One can say, it is a rejection of society based on knowledge (Saraswati) and a celebration of society based on power (Durga) and wealth (Lakshmi).
In India, a temple, a mosque or a church can appear just about anywhere and become a pilgrim spot.
Prayers exist in a mythic worldview, and depending on the worldview, the nature of the prayer is different.
There are over 3,000 jatis in India today, most are regional, not known across India.
The author and TV host has been criticised for his feature on India’s Aghoris.