Seven Secrets of Shiva
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Seven Secrets of Shiva

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik

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Format: Paperback, 222 pages
Other Information: Illustrations
Published In: India, 10 October 2011
Smeared with ash, draped in animal hide, he sits atop the snow-capped mountain, skull in hand, withdrawn, with dogs for company, destroying the world with his, indifference. He is God who the Goddess shall awaken. His name is Shiva. Locked in his stories, symbols and rituals are the secrets of our ancestors. This book attempts to unlock seven.

About the Author

Dr Devdutt Pattanaik is a medical doctor by training, a marketing manager by profession and a mythologist by passion. He lectures extensively on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. His books include 7 Secrets of Hindu Calendar Art, Shiva: An Introduction, Vishnu: An Introduction, Devi: An Introduction, Hanuman: An Introduction, Lakshmi: An Introduction, Krishna: An Introduction, Shiva to Shankara: Decoding the Phallic Symbol, Goddesses in India, Man Who Was a Woman and Other Queer Tales from Hindu Lore and Indian Mythology: Stories, Symbols and Rituals from the Heart of the Subcontinent.

EAN: 9789380658636
ISBN: 938065863X
Publisher: Westland Books Pvt Ltd
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 centimeters (0.44 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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