Devdutt Pattanaik writes on relevance of mythology in modern times, especially in areas of management, governance and leadership. He is author of 41 books and over 1000 columns, with bestsellers such as My Gita, Jaya, Sita, Business Sutra and the 7 Secret Series. He was a speaker at TEDIndia 2009 and spoke on Myths that Mystify, East versus West. His TV shows include Business Sutra on CNBC-TV18 and Devlok on Epic TV....Read More
Devdutt Pattnaik is an expert on mythology in modern times, especially in management, governance, and leadership. He has written forty-one books and over a thousand columns, including bestsellers such as My Gita, Jaya, Sita, Business Sutra, and the ‘7 Secrets’ series. As a speaker at TEDIndia, he gave a talk titled Myths that Mystify - East versus West. His work focuses mainly on myth, religion, mythology, and management, incorporating Vedic knowledge into human resource management.
Trained in medicine, he worked for fifteen years in the healthcare and pharma industries before focusing on his passion full time. He has written books on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols, and rituals in modern times; his more popular books include Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology; Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata; and Sita: An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana. His TV shows include Business Sutra on CNBC-TV18 and Devlok on Epic TV.
Mr. Pattnaik writes columns for Mid-Day, Times of India, Swarajya, CN Traveller, DailyO, and Scroll. in. He consults organizations on culture, diversity, and leadership, and various television channels and filmmakers on storytelling. Read Less