Nobody knows why we’re alive; so we all create stories based on our imagination of the world; and as a community, we believe in the same story. In India, every person believes his/ her own mythosphere to be real. Indian thought is obsessed with subjectivity; Greek thought with objectivity.
What the person, who knows the truth, will speak, will not be understood by the person who does not know the truth.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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Medical training taught me the art of breaking down the complex maze of stories, symbols and rituals into clear systems. You could say that it helped me figure out the anatomy and physiology of mythology and its relevance in a society more incisively. How is it that no society can, or does, exist without them?
I have been doodling since childhood. I have a passion for illustrating but cannot paint or colour for that matter. I illustrate what I am trying to communicate through my writing. My images are like drawings in a science text book.
|Birth:||11th December, 1970|
|Profession:||Author, Columnist, Mythologist, Physician|
Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik was born in Mumbai, India. He is an Indian physician, columnist, mythologist, and author. He is a doctor who worked in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry for fifteen years, before turning his passion for mythology into his profession. He has written over 600 articles and 30 books on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. He writes a column for the newspaper MiD DAY. He graduated in medicine from Grant Medical College, Mumbai.
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