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Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouO became a woman to deliver his devotee’s child; Chudala who became a man to enlighten her Shikhandi and PDF or husband; Samavan who became the wife of his male friend; and many Playful and touching—and sometimes disturbing—these stories when compared with their Mesopotamian Greek Chinese and Biblical counterparts reveal the uniue Indian way of making sense of ueerness

PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Dr Devdutt Pattanaik Other Stories ePUB ´ born December is an Indian physician turned leadership consultant mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth mythology and also management He has written a number of books related to Hindu mythology including Myth Mithya A Handbook of Hindu Mythology a novel The Pregnant King and Jaya An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharat.

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  • Anupama Ma

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouThis may be politically incorrect multi religiously blasphemous and all that jazz but seriously what were our ancients smoking? It takes truly brilliant minds to come up with such fascinatingly kinky twisted stories attribute it all to gods and goddesses and have centuries of humankind unuestioningly believe in them To be safe let me clarify that I say this in a positive sense'ueer' is a term I absolutely detest because the very definition of the word defeats the purpose of creating an all inclusive tolerant society I don't know if the purpose of this book was to say that 'ueerness' has the blessings of


  • Arun Divakar

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouIf memory serves me right this incident happened around 13 years ago It was my first trip to Goa and having not traveled much out of Kerala it surely was filled of excitement for me I was on a train coming To Goa from Delhi with a whole bunch of raucous teenagers of my own class for company There had been the odd murmur of hijras all through the trip A classmate who had taken a train journey through this route earlier opined like a wise old man that you better be careful with them Needless to say there was a bit of apprehension building up inside me I do not remember exactly as to where it happened but slowly the tones of clapping and singing reaches me and suddenly in comes a group of six hijras To the un


  • Pooja

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouIt was my forth book by Devdutt PattnaikGiving insights of what and how Gods and mythology worked and played a significant role in making what it is today was great to know through many stories described in it


  • Book Riot Community

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouA collections of tales from various Hindu myths that deal with gender fluidity Pattanaik uses these to illustrate the fact that ueerness is not a modern construct The so


  • Dibyajyoti Sarma

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouThe book was marketed so vociferously in the social media that I had to get a copy Apparently the book is about the ueer retelling of Indian myths by India’s bestselling mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik The bestselling mythologist part of the title should immediately make you alert and uestion your judgment And when the font size of the author’s name becomes bigger than the title you know the publisher is trying to sell the book by the name of the author not by the contentI ordered the book nonetheless I had to see what India’s bestselling mythologist is up to I haven’t read much of his work except his retelling of The Mahab


  • Aishwary Mehta (The_Fugitive_Biker)

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You29th book of 2020 153 Books read overall uote from the Book I Liked 'Mythology is the study of stories symbols and rituals When these stories symbols and rituals become rigid enforced by the body that claims to a supernatural authority they constitute a religion' Page no 10 Rating 4 Stars Important take from the book 'Life is not a problem to be solved It is a sight to be seen and contemplated upon so that we see ourselves truly and eventually open ourselves to joy without seeking change in the world' Page no 29 Plot Summary Patriarchy establishes men as superior to womenFeminism views women and men as eualueerness uestions what constitutes male and femaleueerness isn’t only modern Western or sexual says mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik Take a c


  • Ashma

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You275🌟I don't know how to feel about this book uoting Early vedic texts are obsessed with woman's fertility and a man's virility So sex


  • Karan Gupta

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouA friend recently told me that he had read Dr Pattanaik's Jaya and had found it uite interesting I had been meaning to read it for some time and found myself browsing through the shelves of the bookstore at Jaipur airport for the book Of course they had it but another book caught my eye Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don't Tell You seemed to be uite interesting so I got it instead Jaya would have to wait for another timeI was immensely impressed by Devdutt Pattanaik's mythmithya He seemed to be one of those sensible mythologists who seek out the history in mythology This book tried to justify the LGBT movements that India saw recently in terms of Hindu religion and mythology Dr Pattanaik uses the word ueer to refer to any sexuality that is not sanctioned by the major religions Though the usage of the word might seem a bit ironic especially when the author is arguing that the ueer are just as natural as the non


  • Siddhartha Shankar

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouChallenges status uo conformity This is a selection of tales on the theme of ueernessProbablyWell researched through ancient text like VedasPuranansIt might be my non aligned expectation wherein I expected to build it upto something instead of reinforcement that orientation existedin some form


  • Saraswathi Sambasivan

    PDF » BOOK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouFREE Í DEVDUTT PATTANAIK Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell YouI picked up this book with a great deal of expectations wanting to know about Shikhandi who changed the course of the Kurukshetra war I was disappointed mainly because this book felt like a hurried overview of many characters from the puranas who were ueer I felt maybe the author was treading on egg shells so as to not offend people with these tales A detailed book about