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Ravana

Ravana

A Worthy Opponent (Penguin Petit)

Devdutt Pattanaik
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Ram and Ravana stand at two extreme ends of the human spectrum. From god to demon, dharma to adharma, Ram and Ravana are the biggest lessons of the Ramayana. And as far as villains go, a ten-headed demon-king is an impressive opponent.

The beauty of the Ramayana is that it allows you to understand the motivations and actions of both these mighty men. After all, it is because Ravana exists that Ram is born. Without Ravana, there is no Ram.

Understanding Ravana is, in fact, the key to understanding the Ramayana. And in Ravana: A Worthy Opponent, Devdutt Pattanaik offers a glimpse into the hedonistic, villanous mind of one of Hindu mythology’s greatest demons. Read on to discover Ravana like never before in this straightforward account from the master of mythology himself.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Oct/2017

Length : 20 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Ravana

A Worthy Opponent (Penguin Petit)

Devdutt Pattanaik

Ram and Ravana stand at two extreme ends of the human spectrum. From god to demon, dharma to adharma, Ram and Ravana are the biggest lessons of the Ramayana. And as far as villains go, a ten-headed demon-king is an impressive opponent.

The beauty of the Ramayana is that it allows you to understand the motivations and actions of both these mighty men. After all, it is because Ravana exists that Ram is born. Without Ravana, there is no Ram.

Understanding Ravana is, in fact, the key to understanding the Ramayana. And in Ravana: A Worthy Opponent, Devdutt Pattanaik offers a glimpse into the hedonistic, villanous mind of one of Hindu mythology’s greatest demons. Read on to discover Ravana like never before in this straightforward account from the master of mythology himself.

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Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik is the author of over 25 books and over 500 articles on the relevance of mythology in modern times. He worked in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries for 15 years before devoting all his time to his passion for decoding beliefs of all cultures, modern and ancient, located beneath the veneer of rationality. Extremely knowledgeable and exceptionally insightful, Pattanaik also boasts of the added skill of simplifying his mythological accounts into delightful reads that engage young readers. He is the master storyteller of the very popular Fun in Devlok series and Pashu

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