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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Till no I didn’t get correct answer to this posture. May 10, Karishma rated it it was amazing Shelves: The overriding pattamaik of Shiva is the ability to be free of attachment in every sense – achieve a state of tranquility and peace that is considered eternal.

7 Secrets Of Shiva

The fear of such things makes us Pashu or with animal instinct. What this book does offer, is a very good reminder to me about why I hate this author in particular!

He details about the creation of this linga form. This incarnation of Shiva assumes a pattnaaik form, that banishes fears of scarcity and predation.

These and many similar questions always arise in our minds. The 7 Secrets 3. Open Preview See a Problem?

The reasons or the story behind the names Bhairava, Shankara, Bholenath and Nataraja. Nataraja The King of Dance: Who is Bhairava, shankara, Bholenath and Nataraja? Probably the idols were never meant to be worshipped but rather communicate awesome philosophies and concepts that cannot be easily explained. The former isn’t his biological son, the latter is born of Shiva and Parvati but without a sexual union.


The author has given his answers in two versions like how south indians and north indians intepret and understand the same aspect in different version. Want to Read saving…. Thorough research of all legends, stories and myths related to Shiva.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The cold, loner, celibate, unseeing Shiva opens his mind to the world. An Introduction, Shiva to Shankara: Who is this God who acts like a hermit devoid of family, commitments and emotion and yet has a huge following of ganas, wives and sons?

The seven secrets of Shiva

He’s the reason the world exists, he is the destroyer, but all in all, he is the one who is feared the most. His name is Shiva. One will find all the answers for these questions in this book. Seven Secrets of Shiva is a non-fiction work that endeavors to explain Shiva, the Lord of Kailash through the labyrinth of myths, stories and cultural perception. Great introduction to Shiva and mythology.

In which case, I have a few doubts.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. I am not religious and pqttanaik born hindu now I am much more clearer on my believe and great amount of settlement happened inside.


Dec 29, Sumeetha Manikandan rated it really liked it. Learn more about Amazon Pattaaik. He does not recognise cultural constructs, and the concepts of discrimination and acceptability. By extension, he is also Kaal Bhairava, the one who destroys the fear of time and promises immortality. An Illustrated Retelling of the Bhagavata. It is due to this fact that he never discriminates between a Pattanqik and Deva and grants all the boons.

The reason behind depicting God and Godess as humans was to make it easier for us humans to understand these concepts easily. I am done with it. I did read the book, it is a quick read.

Devdutt Pattanaik dies manage to encapsulate a little part of lord Shiva here. Authour explains every aspects of Hindhuism, the symbols and its meaning in a layman’s language.

When the goddess gets him involved with worldly affairs, he is at loss following the concepts of culture, taboo and acceptability.

He is God who the Goddess shall awaken. Why did he arm Ravana and Basmasura with boons that finally led to trouble?

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