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Bodily strengths might differ, capabilities remain the same: Devdutt Pattanaik on gender equality

Devdutt Pattanaik says in the video that men and women are equal in terms of capabilities and that our souls are the same.

Devdutt Pattanaik: Modern people want to feel liberal, so they construct a past that’s conservative

Express Adda: Devdutt Pattanaik on what’s making women speak out, the many Ramayanas and why religion is not an adversary of queer love.


Watch: Devdutt Pattanaik at Express Adda

Pattanaik will be our guest at the Express Adda on Tuesday. A prolific writer, with over 40 books to his credit, Pattanaik has also written for a younger readership.

How queer, religion is an ally

Devdutt Pattanaik, who has written the introduction to a new book that explores how Karmic faiths affirm the dignity of the LGBTIQ community, says, 'love is far more important than law'.

WATCH: Ever wondered what Devdutt Pattanaik and comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath would talk about?

Devdutt Pattanaik and comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath discuss the facets of mythology and how it passes on from generation to generation. To make the topic more relatable, Pattanaik compares mythology to the software of culture.

Devdutt Pattanaik, Sadhguru shortlisted for Crossword award 2017

Sadhguru has been nominated in the nonfiction category for "Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide To Joy". His book will compete with "Devlok" by Devdutt Pattanaik in the same category.


Everybody has a voice now and so we have stopped listening: Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik on his new book, the feminine side of India and the end of metaphor and playfulness in the current debate on religion.

Devdutt Pattanaik's new book explores Hanuman Chalisa

Devdutt Pattanaik, who had earlier penned the much acclaimed My Gita, has this time chosen Hanuman Chalisa as the theme of his latest, My Hanuman Chalisa.

Mahashivaratri special: Feasting, fasting and meaning

The tension between the satisfaction of hunger (bhoga) and outgrowing hunger (yoga) forms the cornerstone of Hindu philosophy. On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, Devdutt Pattanaik meditates on the rituals of feeding and fasting.

A Tale For Everyone

Devdutt Pattanaik’s Sita brings together multiple versions of the Ramayana to tell the story of Sita.