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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He also strikes differences between Shiva and Vishnu in places appropriate. You sure will be amazed by the extend of insight, the author has provided. She makes him cast his inward gaze outwards.

Get to Know Us. I share with you a nice review of a new book by Devdutt Pattanaik – 7 Secrets of Shiva – a superb writer who makes Indian mythology relevant to modern day: Talks about attaining balance and harmony through behaving like humans, by having relationships and by engaging in the world, while he simultaneously emphasizes that the true way to harmony is to withdraw from the world.

Together, they make devduty androgynous form Ardhanarishvara. Smeared with ash, draped in animal hide, ppattanaik sits atop the snow-capped mountain, skull in hand, withdrawn, with dogs for company, destroying the world with his indifference.

He is God who the Goddess shall awaken. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Why does he smear ashes from the cemetery, on his body and dress with a tiger skin? Stories you may want to read. It is not a end to end light read, but something to, relate to and think about our Hindu religion. Pattnaik for such a great attempt.


7 Secrets Of Shiva: Devdutt Pattanaik: : Books

You may be good at something in particular that could lift you above other but if you use it to put others down, to invalidate them, to hurt them or make them question their being, I think you insult your own pattanai.

But when he writes, as an author, he is worthless. Hats off to him and his work!! Dr Devdutt Pattanaik is a medical doctor by training, a marketing manager by profession and a mythologist by passion. Out of the total seven chapters, 2 chapters are dedicated to Ganesha and Kartikeya both Shiva’s sons, admittedly but they are about them, not Shiva.

Recently, got a chance to pattaanik a free copy of ‘7 Secrets of Shiva’ through Amazon Prime’s monthly offer and I knew, I had to grab it. All of Devdutt’s books are great reads shiga very informative. The overriding theme of Shiva is the ability to be free of attachment in every sense – achieve a state of tranquility and peace that is considered eternal.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Shiva drives the movement cevdutt the universe with his dance. It is thus a representation that god is formless, limitless and is omnipresent. Why we worship Shiva Linga? On a related but different note, I am almost convinced pattnaaik the millions who worship Shiva will take a hard look at their beliefs and consider it unfathomable, if they are told from a “practical” perspectiv Shiva is known as the ascetic god who is free from all attachment and desire for worldly possessions.

His name is Shiva. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Bhairava The Destroyer of Fear: The union of the god and the goddess symbolises the propagation of the species. Or rather the idols are “logos” of thoght concepts.


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The seven secrets of Shiva

The child form seen with the dogs at his feet is the Bhairava who removes such fear. The most dramatic chapter of the book, it portrays Shiva as a householder. He is also an eternal Enigma. It was supposed to be about him. Want to Read saving…. Pattanaik’s few books earlier and this one too is one of his best writings. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The sgiva construction however admits that all understanding is rooted in bias. Blog by Radhika Ravi Rajan. The 7 secrets of Shiva is a book with so much information that even after this exhaustive review I feel that I could have included more.

May 12, Akila Pranathi rated it really liked it. Wisdom is meaningless unless it enables the liberation of those trapped in fear. Enter your email address. However, this short book is nothing more than a collection of folk tales about Shiva, interspersed with fairly amateurish pseudo-psychological bits. Nov 26, Anish Kohli rated it it was ok. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse.