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  • Vedanta and LGBTIQ

    Vedanta and LGBTIQ

    A selective understanding of the faith by those who control social discourse is the tragedy of Hinduism…

  • High cost of diversity

    High cost of diversity

    Can we say that India’s diversity is the reason why it seems ‘chaotic’?…

  • Hindi: I Am Divine So Are You

    Hindi: I Am Divine So Are You

    Translation of I Am Divine. So Are You: How Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Hinduism Affirm the …

  • To Goddess, With Love

    To Goddess, With Love

    A short story by Devdutt Pattanaik Published on http://www.gaybombay.org on 1st June, 2018.   28th …

  • Maya and Myth

    First City Magazine, New Delhi, July 2001. “Sex and violence are fundamentals of life. They …

  • Who is a Hindu? Economics of being Hindu

    Who is a Hindu? Economics of being Hindu

    The Lingayats socio-cultural demand to be classified as different from Hindus throws up many interesting questions…

  • Hindi : My Hanuman Chalisa

    Hindi : My Hanuman Chalisa

    Translation of My Hanuman Chalisa…

  • Hindi : Olympus

    Hindi : Olympus

    Translated version of Olympus: An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths…

  • How India favoured the kshatriya feudalism to market-based economies of vaishya

    How India favoured the kshatriya feudalism to market-based economies of vaishya

    The discomfort with all things associated with the market can be seen in India when holy men warn people not to be bhogi (seek satisfaction of desires), when desire for goods and services and ideas is what creates the market, with the goods provided by the craftsmen, the service by the shudras, and the ideas…

  • Can rakshasas or asuras be called the Hindu devil?

    Can rakshasas or asuras be called the Hindu devil?

    Devil is not a Hindu concept. It’s a Christian concept…

  • Hindi: The Book of Ram

    Hindi: The Book of Ram

    Ram Ki Gatha (The Book of Ram)…

  • Interview with Author — Mr Devdutt Pattanaik by aarohpalkar

    Interview with Author — Mr Devdutt Pattanaik by aarohpalkar

    Published on 31st July, 2017, on https://aarohpalkar.wordpress.com. With a total of 30 books on his …

  • Exploring Hanuman Chalisa

    Exploring Hanuman Chalisa

    Do people reading it understand what they are reading? Or does the gentle poetic rhythm calm the nervous heart, as it prepares to face the day? Or is it simply a ritual exercise, where the point is to do, not think or feel?…

  • Why Hanuman Chalisa is the most powerful expression of personal Hinduism

    Why Hanuman Chalisa is the most powerful expression of personal Hinduism

    Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies the ancient hymn for the contemporary reader…

  • Hindi : Devlok 2

    Hindi : Devlok 2

    Translation of Devlok 2…

  • Itihasa is not fantasy

    Itihasa is not fantasy

    Itihasa is not fantasy; it is not history either at least not in Sanskrit…

  • Did arrival of Muslim invaders a thousand years ago destroy Hindu culture?

    Did arrival of Muslim invaders a thousand years ago destroy Hindu culture?

    Published on 31st May, 2017, on www.dailyo.in . The arrival of Muslim invaders a thousand …

  • Evangelism, Crusades, Inquisition

    Evangelism, Crusades, Inquisition

    Evangelism, Crusades and Inquisition are three terms that come to us from Christian history…