7 Secrets of Shiva Locked in his stories, symbols and rituals are the secrets of our ancestors. This book attempts to unlock seven. . Devdutt Pattanaik. Seven Secrets Of Shiva By DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Online. Book Details: Language: English Published, Release Date Publication. Read 7 Secrets of Shiva book reviews & author details and more at Myth = Mithya: Decoding Hindu Mythology by Devdutt Pattanaik Paperback Rs.

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This is the most interesting part where Shiva turns from the hermit to a house holder. This devvdutt is written in a very simple language yet difficult to understand because of our constant belief and involvement in unreal world where we all are in a rush to acheive desires that are not even known to us. I must say, we all have that list of movies, books or places to visit; that we never complete b here I finally read his book.

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It mainly talks about the Hindu ascetic god Shiva and the various forms he is worshipped in, throughout the country. An Introduction, Shiva to Shankara: Patnaik, this is a massive letdown. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Go bask in the glory of the Lord https: We often hear about Aghoris and their uncouth practises. I just loath the secres and the voice of the author.


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Who is this alpha male who doesn’t care for political correctness, who lives by his own rules in the remote and icy Himalayas, and who follows his own dress code and has a peculiar taste for friends? I did feel at times that the author could have elaborated much more on certain topics, where he’d chosen to continue instead, without a pause.

The two fears are linked to linked to territory and survival, the formal being a primal need that Shiva ignores. Before starting the review, I would like to confess; I always wanted to read Devdutt because he wrote about mythology that, I absolutely love to uncover but always found something else to read.

It fulfills my need and want to know more about Lord Shiva.

7 Secrets Of Shiva

It is said that Brahma also fears Prakriti or nature and attempts to tame her. Changes your prespective and makes you think. Very well researched and objectively presented. A must read for Shiva lovers!

If you are ready to read this book with an open mind then you will not be disappointed. He is aashutosh, the one who is quickly satisfied. To ask other readers questions about 7 Secrets Of Shivaplease sign up. Am a fan of devdutt. Read more Read less.

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From where I sit, this book has zilch to offer. Dec 29, Sumeetha Manikandan rated it really liked it. This book discusses Shiva, one of the three main gods of Hindu religion in great detail.


I had expected some kind of commentary on one of the most mysterious gods in the Hindu pantheon. Evolvement of relationship between Mahadev and Parvati is nicely depicted.

Bj the first time in my reading life, Dr. He understands what they can mean or rather what they should mean. For me, the real question to all the explanations in this book is this: Explore the Home Gift Guide. This fear secretw as a fifth head for Brahma and an enraged Shiva because of Brahma’s ignorance slays his head.

Customers who bought this item also bought. It explains in depth and detail the symbolism behind the portrayal of Shiva and his surroundings. So, here it is. Because unlike plants and animals we have a third eye of wisdom which can invoke liberation There are no discussion topics on this book yet. These and many similar questions always arise in our minds. Though already I am aware of some of the facts about Lord Shiva it was interesting to learn about Hindu mythology but really I expected something more than what the author has expressed.