Pashu (Paperback)

By Devdutt Pattanaik 
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Publisher: Puffin
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9780143332473
No. of Pages: 184
Publish Date: 2014-1-1
Binding: Paperback
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brilliant introduction to animals in Indian mythology

A unique feature of Hindu mythology is the key role played by animals, orpashu. The Puranas, ancient Hindu story chronicles, reveal that Brahma,the creator, had a son called Kashyapa, whose many wives gave birth todifferent types of pashu:

Timi gave birth to animals who swim

Vinata gave birth to animals who fly

Kadru gave birth to animals who crawl

Surabhi gave birth to animals with hooves

Sarama gave birth to animals with paws

Surasa gave birth to animals who defy classification

This book retells their stories. With over 75 gorgeously illustratedanecdotes, Devdutt Pattanaik reveals how our ancestors imagined theanimal kingdom, and the key role animals played in human lives.

About the author

Devdutt Pattanaik is a medical doctor by education, a leadership consultantby profession and a mythologist by passion. He has written and lecturedextensively on the nature of sacred stories, symbols and rituals and theirrelevance in modern times. His bestselling books include The PregnantKing, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata, and the Devlokseries of stories for children.

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Title: Pashu
Publisher: Puffin
Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9780143332473
No. of Pages: 184
Publish Date: 2014-1-1
Binding: Paperback


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