My Hanuman Chalisa by Devdutt Pattanaik

Reflecting on one of Hinduism’s most popular prayer for positive energy Acclaimed mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies the Hanuman Chalisa for the contemporary reader. His unique approach makes the ancient hymn accessible, combined as it is with his trademark illustrations. Every time we experience negativity in the world and within ourselves, every time we encounter jealousy, … Continue reading My Hanuman Chalisa by Devdutt Pattanaik

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Simple quotes from The Bhagavad Gita that are lessons for life

These are some select quotes of the many lessons that Lord Krishna gave a very confused and disturbed Arjuna on the battlefield at Kurukshetra. Relevant even today, the Bhagavad Gita is a scripture that has the answers to all our problems, even five thousand years hence. I decided to do this list when I quoted … Continue reading Simple quotes from The Bhagavad Gita that are lessons for life

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

  A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman. Relevant to today’s war-torn world, The Palace of Illusions takes us back to a time that is half history, half myth, and wholly magical. Narrated by Panchaali, the wife of the legendary Pandavas brothers in the … Continue reading The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni