Lakshmi - An Introduction | Devdutt Pattanaik
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Lakshmi - An Introduction
Devdutt Pattanaik

Lakshmi, the goddess of material abundance, affluence, authority and auspiciousness is one of the most popular deities of the Hindu pantheon. The book presents a comprehensive description of the goddess, and helps the reader appreciate the Hindu approach to wealth and power. Simultaneously, it also delves into the temples, symbols and festivals and names associated with her, and the rituals that promise material fulfillment.

US $25 ISBN: 978-81-8462-019-1
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Devdutt Pattanaik graduated in medicine from Mumbai University. Though a medical man by profession, he is a mythologist by passion. He topped Mumbai University's course on Comparative Mythology and is now a part of 'Sabrang', a cultural organization that aims to demystify the arts. Through lectures, workshops, articles, illustrations and books, he is determined to keep alive the ancient heritage of sacred lore and bring out its relevance in modern times.

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