Friday, February 19, 2010

East Meets West - Devdutt Pattnaik

East Meets West

Devdutt Pattanaik (b. 1970) is an Indian physician and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology, and also management. He is the Chief Belief Officer of Future Group, bringing the wisdom of Indian mythology into Indian business.
He was a speaker at TEDIndia 2009.
A full list of his books and articles can be seen on his personal website at
Pattanaik's books include:
Myth=Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology (Penguin, India)
7 Secrets of Hindu Calendar Art (Westland, India)
Book of Ram (Penguin, India).
The Book of Kali (Penguin, India) is based on his talks.
He has also published fiction, a novel based on a tale from the Mahabharata, titled 'The Pregnant King' published by Penguin.
Dr. Pattanaik currently resides in Mumbai.

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