Dr. Devdutt Pattnaik in a candid interview with Rakhi Jain on parenting using mythological stories.
How Parents’ prejudices interfere with children’s inheritance of wisdom from mythology
Arrogant Ravana invited doom much before he abducted Sita.
Story of Ravana’s birth. Was he a scholar or a demon? how did he get Lanka and a flying chariot?
Navratri meaning nine nights is the time of Goddess worship in India. The Goddess is perceived as mother whether as nature, human or divine. The psyche behind Goddess worship is deep rooted; mother is the first and vital caregiver in a child’s life. Relation with father is in the mind realm, where what is right…
Kali is the fierce mother protecting her children. Discover her mysterious link to menstruation.
Although they never mention homosexuality or bisexuality directly, yet there are tales of Gods or people whose attributes or behaviour are symbolic. They can be interpreted as bisexual or transgender or as having elements of gender variance.
An ancient story of emotional infidelity. How a banished woman gained the status of Goddess. The Devdasi tradition piggy-backed the story of Renuka.
How creator God Brahma lied to win a contest and got caught. Why soul is described as a little flame or beam of light in each body.
A clinic’s refusal to admit an injured child rouses the fierce Kali in a mother.
A real life incident of thoughts affecting immunity.
Flowers of Egypt and the East. One for afterlife and another for liberation within this life.