• 7 Secrets of Vishnu

  • The Hindu Trinity Series
  • By: Devdutt Pattanaik
  • Narrated by: Sagar Arya
  • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-24-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.9 (30 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For Hindus, Vishnu is God, who inspires man to discover humanity by engaging with the world. Artists have visualized him with as curlyhaired, dark complexioned man with a smile on his lips and a sparkle in his eyes. Draped in yellow silk, garlanded with forest flowers, bedecked with dolphin-shaped earrings, anointed with sandal paste, he reclines on a thousand hooded serpent that floats on an ocean of milk and rides a golden hawk bearing in his arms a conchshell, a wheel, a mace and a lotus. Poets say that when he is awake, the world takes shape; when he is asleep, the world ceases to be. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, follows him wherever he goes. To him is made offerings of rich creamy butter. Sometimes, as the upright Ram, he is worshipped across India as Balaji, Shreenathji, Jagannath, Ranganath and Badrinath. Locked in the stories, symbols and rituals of Vishnu is the wisdom of the ancestors, transmitted over hundreds of years. This book attempts to unlock seven secrets that are relevant even in modern times.
©2011 Devdutt Pattanaik (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Eric R Linsky on 09-19-17

great explanation of the various myths of vishnu

Loved this. Great explanation of the meaning behind the myths of vishnu and his avatars (including ram and krishna).

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