Gods, demons, monsters,creation, destruction, blessings, curses. A culture's collective imagination, hopes, insecurities and anxieties are represented in its myths, legends and folklore. For our next discussion we will be delving into the riches of mythology from various cultures across the world. Feel free to discuss myths, books on mythology, academic analyses or fiction based on/ reinterpretation s of myths and mythical characters.
Date and Time:
Saturday,[masked], 5:00 pm
A short list is given below for those who want recommendations.
Books on Mythology Recommeded Books on Indian Mythology: The Pandava series by Roshani Chokshi Sitayana by Amit Majmudar The Ramachandra Series by Amish and The Shiva Trilogy by Amish "The Palace of Illusions" by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni "Asura: Tale of the Vanquished" by Anand Neelakantan - My favourite "My Gita" by Devdutt Patnaik
All the books by Rick Riordan - eg .. Heroes of Olympus,Percy Jackson Series, The Kane Chronicles etc Norse Mythology , American Gods by Neil Gaiman Bulfinch's Mythology - All Three Volumes - the Age of Fable, the Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne