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Ever since i have started reading between the lines of scriptures and exploring the life of spiritual persons i have found the immensity of wisdom underlying within. Since then i have wondered in search of someone who can rediscover all those insights of life revealing the laws of Nature, way of God and Human instincts, understanding of which have started fading away to make room for political menace, historicity of facts, countless narratives of superiority and logical minds lacking enlightenment. Long ago Brahmins, the transmitters failed to show the way to Brahman and also distorted what they transmitted to fit their own human logic, ambition and personal accord. For the sake of debate and to satisfy false ego people started isolating facts and incidents which actually have never ending sequence.
It was the high time for emergence of someone who through his works could once again show the world "the river of wisdom that flows within the maze of stories", someone who could prove that in this great land Bharata, Itihasa is not what happend in past but "what always happens in what manner".
May be i am praising your karma because our thoughts are aligned and i see the world the way you see. Even if do not think alike i must revere you for presenting something that was told many times in the past not because human memory is short but for new audiences need to percept in a different way, different language and perspective. Boundaries change, clans disappears, names fade away but karma remains. Hence i will request you to publish your works in all possible languages at least the two retellings - "Jaya and Sita" and if feasible make those available at open sources for great knowledge must flow freely. May God bless you in your endeavors of spreading the enlightenment you have achieved till He grants you peace.
"हर्-ए कृष्ण"
 

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Its an awesome book. I got awared about many unknown facts about mahabharat after reading this book. Fond of the way of writing of Mr. Devdutt. Book was extremely captivating. So much impressed by the writer that reading his books one after another.. But yes the best one is Jaya

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Its a story, retold many times and illustrated in many ways. While reading this particular book, you realize that author have ready many books and wih reference to them he is able to connect few dots which have scattered across India in many forms. While reading this book, you understand author have sent good time. Nice book.  

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Extremely well written and engaging. Loved the illustrations along with the story flow. If interested in mythology then , this is a must read . I did try reading many other retelling s of Mahabharata but this book is different as it comes with Interesting facts , retelling of the same incident as per various folklore and modern day inferences. 

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It serves as an excellent read flooded with rich information. Jaya serves to us Mahabharata in a nutshell.

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Dr Devdutt Pattanaik's "Jaya-An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata" is written in a lucid , but the book 'UN-put-down-able' to say the least. He has displayed an uncanny level of scholarly disposition while narrating the epic. His style of story telling straight. Though he aims to cater to the western readers, the oriental readers can equally identify with his style of narration. 

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