7 Secrets of Shiva Locked in his stories, symbols and rituals are the secrets of our ancestors. This book attempts to unlock seven. . Devdutt Pattanaik. Seven Secrets Of Shiva By DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Online. Book Details: Language: English Published, Release Date Publication. Read 7 Secrets of Shiva book reviews & author details and more at Myth = Mithya: Decoding Hindu Mythology by Devdutt Pattanaik Paperback Rs.

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Seven Secrets of Shiva is a non-fiction work that endeavors to explain Shiva, the Lord of Kailash through the labyrinth of myths, stories and cultural perception. I am neither a Shiva sadhika nor an expert in mythology but reading this great book was a soothing experience.

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This book would be awesome devdjtt ppl who doesn’t know much about shiva but then story on how things were between goddess and shiva was beautifully described. I loathed the writing and storytelling. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The author has given his answers in two versions like how south indians and north indians intepret and understand the same aspect in different version.

The goddess represents Prakriti the natural world and Sanskriti culture. Jun 28, Kalpana rated it really liked it. Let me tell you why. Why He is known as Bhola, and Why Rudra. See all Product description.


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One of the best research work on Hindu mythology that I ever read!!! I am done with it. As human beings, we have two choices- an option to spend our lives ignoring the reality, like monkeys spellbound by the rattle drum.

Nov 04, Prem rated it really liked it. He does not recognise cultural constructs, and the concepts of discrimination and acceptability. Great insight of the God of Gods Shiva’s Nivratti marg as compared to Narayan’s Pravritti Marg has been justified aptly leaving it to the readers to decide which is the greatest of both. For the first time in my reading life, Dr. Devdutt, in the form of The Pregnant Kingwas horrible! What seperates humans from animals is imagination. The name of the book was the sole reason of reading.

This book attempts to unlock seven.

I’m a firm atheist and so, I treat mythology, religions, and religious pattabaik with mild amusement and disdain. The simplicity,language,To The Point description,the depth,Meanings inferred and the authenticity of the content is just marvellous. But all that may have not been applicable on this particular book.

Share your thoughts with other customers. This is the most interesting part where Shiva turns from the hermit to a house holder. Read reviews that mention lord shiva must read hindu mythology devdutt pattanaik secrets of shiva well written worth reading good book symbols associated devdutt patnaik good read thought provoking seven secrets simple language interesting read want to know enjoyed reading awesome book reading this book reading this book.


Smeared with ash, draped in animal hide, he secrts atop the snow-capped mountain, skull in hand, withdrawn, with dogs for company, destroying the world with his indifference. The First two of the seven chapters has the repetition of statements but settled in later chapters.

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A standout amongst the most exceedingly unpleasant books I have examined accordingly! In the Hindu trinity, he is the god of destruction. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Dr Devdutt Pattanaik is a medical doctor by training, a marketing manager by profession and a mythologist by passion. Well, if you go by the title, u will be shica. As a devotee of Pattannaik and a Hindu, I think this book should be read by a majority of the population.

Jan 08, Hiranmayii Pudi rated it it was amazing Shelves: One person found this helpful. The last two chapters talks about his two sons, Ganesha, and Murugan.

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pattanwik Locked in his stories, symbols and rituals are the secrets of our ancestors. Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. The author has covered such symbolic stories around Lord Shiva and attempted to decipher the meanings.