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Devdutt Pattanaik

Articles by Devdutt Pattanaik

Vavar, Mahishi, And The Trail Of Blood

Vavar, Mahishi, And The Trail Of Blood

Feb 26, 2020 Devdutt Pattanaik

Indic religions, including Hinduism, privileged the male over the female in their quest for liberation....

Shared Fires Of Their Yagnas

Shared Fires Of Their Yagnas

Nov 21, 2018 Devdutt Pattanaik

In their self-reflexivity and referential nature, Ramayana and Mahabharata lie in unique harmony. Which came...

No Heaven For Women? | By Devdutt Pattanaik

No Heaven For Women? | By Devdutt Pattanaik

Oct 30, 2018 Devdutt Pattanaik

Patriarchy manifests most strongly in spiritual discourse­, and there’s no religion free from it

Don’t Blame The God Particle

Don’t Blame The God Particle

Dec 21, 2017 Devdutt Pattanaik

Nature was self-sufficient. It contained both platitude and violence. Humans begat God as a symbol, to derive...

Middlemen In God’s Market

Middlemen In God’s Market

Aug 31, 2017 Devdutt Pattanaik

People largely err in finding their spiritual master. The guru shouldn’t be a rockstar with fans willing to...

God’s Marital Status

God’s Marital Status

Aug 10, 2017 Devdutt Pattanaik

Is celibacy or singleness a prerequisite to seek an ideal world? It’s another matter that marital pleasures...

They Held Many Shields

They Held Many Shields

Aug 10, 2016 Devdutt Pattanaik

Ancient Buddhist traditions tolerated transgenders; many Hindu traditions still have them linked with...

Whither Saraswati

Whither Saraswati

Jan 10, 2011 Devdutt Pattanaik

Our ruthless pursuit of wealth at the cost of wisdom and equity bodes ill

The Party Didn't Happen

The Party Didn't Happen

Dec 08, 2008 Devdutt Pattanaik

Fear grips the city, smiles turn to frowns, people wonder if they should stay in, or in solidarity... go to...