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The Legend of Parshuraam by Dr Vineet Aggarwal | Book Reviews

The Legend of Parshuraam by Dr Vineet Aggarwal | Book Reviews

Dr. Vineet Aggarwal studied science and pursued his career in the medical field. But, the stories he heard from elders when growing up always kept him fascinated for literature, especially mythology. Eventually, he decided to rewrite this mythology in his own words and from his own perspective. His first book was on Vishwamitra, the legendary Brahmarshi who born to a Kshatriya. You can read our unbiased views and reviews for the same at: Vishwamitra : The Man Who Dared to Challenge the Gods – Book Reviews Continuing his quest to explore mythology in a way that it can appeal the ... Read More »

Arthla Sangram Sindhu Gatha – Part 1 by Vivek Kumar | Views and Reviews for Free Sample Chapters

Arthla Sangram Sindhu Gatha – Part 1 by Vivek Kumar | Views and Reviews for Free Sample Chapters

Recently I came to know about a book named Arthala (अर्थला) which seem to be a fantasy fiction written in Hindi by debutante author Vivek Kumar via Goodreads.com. Upon exploring more about the book, I found that a part of the book is available to read for free. Thinking that it will definitely give us some sneak peak and reliable idea about the book, especially the way it is written and all; I went ahead to read the same. And I am happy with that decision. What made me think that? Well, let me provide you my unbiased view and ... Read More »

Meenakshi: The Story Of Raavan’s Sister by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Meenakshi: The Story Of Raavan’s Sister by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

I got a chance to grab and read Ravana’s Sister (Meenakshi) recently, as a book promotion was running. It is a very short EBook (just 14 pages) which you can read within half an hour. The question is, whether you should read it? If you love to explore Indian Mythology, recently it started flowing books in the zone. As Anand Neelakantan is famous for looking at the story (be it an epic) from the different (precisely, opponent’s) perspective; his books let us explore Ramayana from Ravana’s point and Mahabharata from Duryodhana’s perspective. Asura: Tale of The Vanquished He then decided ... Read More »

Vishwamitra : The Man Who Dared to Challenge the Gods by Dr Vineet Aggarwal | Book Reviews

Vishwamitra : The Man Who Dared to Challenge the Gods by Dr Vineet Aggarwal | Book Reviews

Retelling mythology from one’s own perspective is in-thing in the literary world of India now. However, it is not that earlier there was no mythology retelling done. Actually, after analyzing the course you can understand that retelling mythology was always there in Indian (that is Bharatiya) culture. The original Ramayan was written by sage Valmiki but the present and most popular version of the same was written by Tulsidas. And in fact, there are various versions of Ramayan are found in various areas of the countries. Some of them have quite a different perspective. The famous Indian author Amish Tripathi ... Read More »

Rani Padmavati – The Burning Queen by Anuja Chandramouli | Book Review

Rani Padmavati – The Burning Queen by Anuja Chandramouli | Book Review

The fabled and mythically gorgeous queen of the folklore and Chittor has been in news over the last year thanks to the Bollywood retake on her life that has excited everyone’s opinion – whether in favour or against. Yes, we are talking about Rani Padmavati – not the movie that is now named Padmavat, but a book written by Anuja Chandramouli and available on Amazon. Book Title : Rani Padmavati: The Burning Queen Author : Anuja Chandramouli Publisher : Juggernaut India; Published: (15 November 2017) # of Pages : 100 (Paperback) # of Chapters : 26 Purchase Link(s) : Buy ... Read More »

Durga writes to her father by Devdutt Pattanaik | Short EBook | Personal Reviews

Durga writes to her father by Devdutt Pattanaik | Short EBook | Personal Reviews

Recently I got a chance to read Durga writes to her father by known mythologist and speaker Devdutt Pattanaik. Devdutt Pattanaik is not only a scholar but he is a good book explorer too. The topic on which he writes or talks require a lot of research, especially reading of ancient Indian Literature. He then tries to put it together by mixing intelligence, wisdom, and modernity into the mythological tales. And, in most of the cases, people love his work(s). Durga writes to her father is a fictional letter which Durga (the metaphor of a Goddess and thus obviously a ... Read More »