Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You (E–pub Download) ¹ Devdutt Pattanaik


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  • Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You
  • Devdutt Pattanaik
  • English
  • 27 July 2020
  • 9789383074846

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Free read Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Traditions in Hinduism some over two thousand years old and you will find many overlooked tales such as those of Shikhandi who became a man to satisfy her wife; Mahadeva who became a woman to deliver his devotee’s child; Chudala who became a man to enlighten h. 29th 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 close look at the vast written and oral traditions in Hinduism some over two thousand years old and you will find many overlooked tales such as those of Shikhandi who became a man to satisfy her wife Mahadeva who became a woman to deliver his devotee s child Chudala who became a man to enlighten her 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 My Review Mythology is one of my favourite genres which get along with me and Devdutt is among the fines authors to read about it ueerness is often neglected among our society and often we turn our face from it though we may be peeking it from the corner of our very own eyes This book tries to bridge the neglected or as the author says The Stories they don t tell you towards the greater audience And after reading them all I thought about it for a very long time What s there to hide about them Are they somewhat negative NO Are they in any way wrong NO Are the people these stories about wrong No They what s there to hide Nothing I must sayThese stories bring the very own Hindu stories of Hindu Gods transforming on various occasions into transgender getting cross dressed and that all was a common as it should be in that time being Then what actually conspired for them to become shunned The one thing that History taught is that being from any of the LGBT community is not wrong and everything is natural as it can get There s no demonevil or wrong about it The stories told in this book are of Hindu Gods cross dressing forgetting their gender loving same sex and many If the stories from thousands year back validate the supreme and were normal among commons than why can t it be Today This book should be heard and read by all irrespective of their belief or gender As this book gives a glimpse into the vast accepting heritage which must be addressed accepted and respected today as well Conclusion The book gives a wider perspective to those seeking ueerness in Mythological stories Full Review on BlogLink to Blog The Tales of Fugitive Biker

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Free read Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB 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 close look at the vast written and oral. It 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

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Free read Shikhandi and Other Stories They Dont Tell You ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Er 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. 275 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 is never seen in a negative light Later Puranic texts display an increasing discomfort with the sexual act tolerating it only within marriage indicating the rise of monastic ordersThe ueerness of East seems to have Lost in TranslationAnd some stories just feels forced


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