My Gita by Devdutt Pattanaik

Category: Illustrated Contemporary Mythology
Publisher (English): Rupa Publications India
Publisher (Hindi): Rupa Publications India
Publisher (Marathi): Popular Prakashan (forthcoming)
Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent, translation rights for Hindi, Marathi)

In My Gita, acclaimed mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies The Bhagavad Gita for the contemporary reader. His unique approach — thematic rather than verse-by-verse — makes the ancient treatise eminently accessible, combined as it is with his trademark illustrations and simple diagrams.

In a world that seems spellbound by argument over dialogue, vi-vaad over sam-vaad, Devdutt highlights how Krishna nudges Arjuna to understand rather than judge his relationships. This becomes relevant today when we are increasingly indulging and isolating the self (self-improvement, self-actualization, self-realization—even), ignoring the fact that we live in an ecosystem of others, where we can nourish each other with food, love and meaning, even when we fight.

Let My Gita inform your Gita.