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The Mythological Evolution of the Universe

The Mythological Evolution of the Universe

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Devdutt Pattanaik
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Ancient texts—or Vedas—were written for us to make sense of the universe that we live in. It is, however, believed that that the Vedas are of non-human origin and contain timeless wisdom.

The Vedas acknowledge the existence of ‘jiva’ or soul and that each unique ‘jiva’ contributes to the constant shaping of the universe. But how does that affect us? Are we collectively moving toward a particular destination that has already been determined?

Read on as Devdutt Pattanaik explores these questions and more in The Mythological Evolution of the Universe.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Sep/2018

Length : 20 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

The Mythological Evolution of the Universe

(Penguin Petit)

Devdutt Pattanaik

Ancient texts—or Vedas—were written for us to make sense of the universe that we live in. It is, however, believed that that the Vedas are of non-human origin and contain timeless wisdom.

The Vedas acknowledge the existence of ‘jiva’ or soul and that each unique ‘jiva’ contributes to the constant shaping of the universe. But how does that affect us? Are we collectively moving toward a particular destination that has already been determined?

Read on as Devdutt Pattanaik explores these questions and more in The Mythological Evolution of the Universe.

Select Preferred Format

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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