Author:Devdutt Pattanaik

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Devi: The Mother Goddess: An Introduction

By: Devdutt Pattanaik

Price: $12.37

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd:

Seller ID: 033960

ISBN: 81-87111-45-3

Condition: New


This is an attempt to understand the meaning of Goddess worship in our time. Written in simple narrative style, it takes us through Shakta imagery, philosophy, beliefs, customs, history, folklore and myth. The book reaches to young and old alike, bringing together tales of Adi-Maya-Shakti, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Parvati, Kali, Durga as well as several village-Goddesses such as Kanyakumari, Vaishnav-Devi, Bahucharmata and heroines such as Anasuya, Arundhati and Savitri. Also included are tales of ancient Goddesses who were once worshipped in other parts of the world such as Isis, Ishtar, Aphrodit... View more info

Vishnu: An Introduction

By: Devdutt Pattanaik

Price: $9.87

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd:

Seller ID: 026889

ISBN: 81-87111-12-7

Condition: New


This is an attempt to understand the meaning of Vishnu worship in our time. Written in simple narrative style, it takes us through Vaishnava imagery, philosophy, beliefs, customs, history, folklore and myth.This book brings together legends and lores from written and oral traditions of India to give an account of the heritage inspired by Vishnu.In the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, Vishnu is the protector of the cosmos who preserves life, making sure that all creatures enjoy a meaningful existence.Respected by gods, feared by demons and adored by humans, Vishnu sits in the highest ... View more info

Business Sutra: A Very Indian Approach to Management

By: Devdutt Pattanaik

Price: $17.37

Publisher: Aleph Book Company: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037779

ISBN: 8192328074

Condition: New


In this landmark book, best-selling author, leadership coach and mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik shows how, despite its veneer of objectivity, modern management is rooted in Western beliefs and obsessed with accomplishing rigid objectives and increasing shareholder value. By contrast, the Indian way of doing businessas apparent in Indian mythology, but no longer seen in practice accommodates subjectivity and diversity, and offers an inclusive, more empathetic way of achieving success. Great value is placed on darshan, that is, on how we see the world and our relationship with Lakshmi, the goddes... View more info

Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth and Fortune. An Introduction

By: Devdutt Pattanaik

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd:

Seller ID: 001587

ISBN: 8184620195

Condition: New


Lakshmi, the goddess of material abundance, affluence, authority and auspiciousness, is the most popular goddess of the Hindu pantheon. An understanding of her helps one appreciate the Hindu attitude towards wealth and power. This book brings together:Stories of the goddess compiled from Vedas, Puranas, Tantras and folk narrativesOver 200 images from different parts of India, from different times, each in a different styleSymbols associated with fertility that are an integral part of Lakshmi worship Explanation of her attributes and her enigmatic association with demons and the nether regionsD... View more info