Book Review: ‘The Curse of Brahma’ by ‘Jagmohan Bhanver’
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Book Review: ‘The Curse of Brahma’ by ‘Jagmohan Bhanver’

As a lover of books based on Indian mythology, I opened Jagmohan Bhanver’s The Curse of Brahma with a bit of apprehension. And, there was a certain reason behind that. Lately, a number of retelling of Indian mythologies had disappointed me. But, to my own surprise, this book captured my attention in the Prologue and … Continue reading

Karna: The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata
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Karna: The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata

There are a number of books which have been written on the character of Karna, the tragic hero of Mahabharata. In fact, his character is the most explored subject in Mahabharata related literature. Latest in this list is Karna: The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata by Umesh Kotru and Ashutosh Zutshi, published by Leadstart Publishing … Continue reading

Adventures of a Pregnant King
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Adventures of a Pregnant King

The Pregnant King by Devdutt Pattanaik is a many-faceted novel. It is a complex but brilliantly written mythological tale. The book has a controlled intricate narrative structure. The readers can experience and enjoy both the lyricism and fine intelligence of the structure and narrative technique of this book. Though the book is fun-filled and magical, … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Guardians of the Halahala (The Vikramaditya Trilogy #1)’ by Shatrujeet Nath
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Book Review: ‘The Guardians of the Halahala (The Vikramaditya Trilogy #1)’ by Shatrujeet Nath

Churning of the ocean, popularly known as Samudra-manthan or Amrita-manthan, is one of the well-known events in Indian mythology. This churning of the ocean was done by Devas and Asuras together. While the main aim of doing this churning was to obtain Amrita (or the nectar of immortality), this procedure of churning released a number … Continue reading