Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik writes, illustrates and lectures on relevance of mythology in modern times. He has since 1996, written over 50 books and 1000 columns on how stories, symbols and rituals construct the subjective truth (myths) of ancient and modern cultures around the world. His books include: Myth=Mithya: Decoding Hindu Mythology, The Book of Ram, The Pregnant King, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata, Sita: An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana, Shyam: An Illustrated Retelling of the Bhagavata, Olympus: An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths, 7 Secrets series, Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik series, The Business Sutra series, Devlok series for children, The Jaya Colouring Book, The Sita Colouring Book, Pashu: Animal Tales from Hindu Mythology, Shikhandi: And Other Queer Tales They Don’t Tell You, My Gita, My Hanuman Chalisa, Faith, The Girl Who Chose, The Boys Who Fought, Ramayana versus Mahabharata: My Playful Comparison, Yoga Mythology (co-written with Matthew Rulli), Aranyaka (cowritten with Amruta Patil). He consults with corporations on leadership and governance, and TV channels on mythological serials. His TV shows include Business Sutra on CNBCTV18 and Devlok on Epic TV. On Radio Mirchi, he has The Devdutt Pattanaik Show.