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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This book is an insight of the vast Hindu Mythological universe which is a perfect blend. It’s an enlightening book and throws light on various practices and dharma followed.

The two sons of Shiva who help him to empathise and embrase the humankind. As a result, he does not heed his primal needs such as food and housing. An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharat Dr.

7 Secrets Of Shiva

This book would be awesome for ppl who doesn’t know much about shiva but then story on how things were between goddess and shiva was beautifully described. View all 3 comments. Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. The author also explains about sati’s marriage to shiva, pattanai, of her death on him and why he treats devas and asuras shvia also how he is different from Lord Vishnu?.

Ptatanaik like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Very well researched and objectively presented. I am done with it. I agree with some and some raises further questions in my mind. It is here that Shiva who challenges the laws of nature and breaks free from them, gets involved with nature.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Devdytt 11, This chapter explains why Shiva is always worshipped as Lingeshwara, the form of a linga phallus. Thus he becomes the Kapalika. It is also due to this fact that he never follows with the basic rules of the society, such as eating, need for a house, children, et al. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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 gift.


He understands what they can mean or rather what they should mean.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The most dramatic chapter of the book, it portrays Shiva as a householder.

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His articles often carry forward an idea from mythology and apply it to realities of our modern times. For me, the real question to all the explanations in this book is this: Westland; edition September 14, Language: Male arousal is far more explicit and visible than the female one.

He also strikes differences between Shiva and Vishnu in pl Dr Devdutt Pattanaik the author of this book, is a mythologist by passion. Who is this God who acts like a hermit devoid of family, commitments and emotion and yet has a huge following of ganas, wives and sons?

To give a person something to ponder on. Enter your pathanaik address. Great introduction to Shiva and mythology. An OTP has been sent to your email address. Jun 28, Kalpana rated it really liked it.

A peek into the chapters of the book, where the seven secrets of Shiva are unravelled. When the goddess gets him involved with worldly affairs, he is at loss following the concepts of culture, taboo and acceptability.


Somehow, everything fell into place; I had been wanting to read Devdutt and on top of that my curiosity towards Shiva is unparalleled. Understandably, I was not so sure about picking up more of his books.

Patnaik, this is a massive letdown. Read more Read less.

Biswa Kalyan Rath and Devdutt Pattanaik” on the YouTube channel – Books on Toast Confession time aga Before starting the review, I would like to confess; I always devduttt to read Devdutt because he wrote about mythology that, I absolutely love to uncover but always found something else to read.

This is the most interesting part where Shiva turns from the hermit to a house holder. I also enjoy secretss the author steps away from the obligatory religious oof for instance, of Shakti mounting Shiva to invigorate him to benefit the universe – compared to the layman account of the same depictions placing Shiva at Shakti’s feet to calm the angry goddess.

The union patanaik the god and the goddess symbolises the propagation of the species. Enabled Average Customer Review: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Though the means are different, the role of Dharma and Vairagya are the same. This is Tripura, the three worlds. I’m not sure if this is a good “beginners” book – but highly recommend it for the spiritually curious.

The book is good for readers who enjoy reading stories and legends and names behind Shiva.