Monthly Archives: February 2018

Indian Novels That Explore Indian Mythology and Give a Fascinating Twist to Classics

Jaya by Devdutta Pattnaik Image Source This book is about Jaya and Ajaya, the twins who guard the entrance to Vaikuntha (Heaven). In his trademark style, Devdutta Pattnaik weaves various folk and regional variations of the Mahabharata to string together this retelling. The narrative is simple, and it sparks interest in the original text. Pattanaik has posed a lot of questions throughout the book about how we view stories and myths what makes us believe in them…. Read Article →