Dr Devdutt Pattanaik Born on December 11 1970 in Mumbai. Pattanaik completed his graduation in medicine from the Grant Medical College, is a medical doctor by training, a marketing manager by profession and a mythologist by passion and writes on relevance of mythology in modern times.
He lectures extensively on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. His books include 7 Secrets of Hindu Calendar Art. However, Pattanaik later chose to become a mythologist and consultant.
Books written by Pattanaik includes Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata, Myth - Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, 7 Secrets of Shiva, and The Pregnant King.
About Book :
“7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art” Published in the year 2009 explains the symbolism of some Hindu gods, translates this language and reveals an ancient Indian truth that will certainly impact your life.
Content in the books provides information about Lord Ganesha secret - Different people see God differently, Narayana secret - What dies is always reborn, Ardhanari secret - God is within, Goddess without, Lord Shiva secret - Withdrawal leads to destruction,Devi secret - Desire and destiny create life, Lord Vishnu secret - Detached engagement brings order , Lord Brahma secret - Human life is an opportunity.