Indian mythology and religion are very closely interlocking. They cannot be separated. Every religion has myths and stories which are the roots of that religion. Mythology describes the culture. Mythology plays important role in Indian culture. Here we have tried to list the top 6 mythological books of India.
My Gita by Devdutt Pattanaik
‘My Gita’ by Devdutt Pattanaik has 4.4 ratings on Goodreads. Devdutt Pattanaik is a famous mythologist of India. He has written lots of books on Indian mythology. ‘My Gita’ is redesigned for readers in order to understand it better way. The author has done great work by presenting the complex and epic personalities in a manner that common can easily relate to their life.
Roll of the Dice
‘Roll of the Dice’ book is written by Anand Neelakantan. This book was released in 2013. This book was one of the top 10 books of crossword in 2013 and 2014. This book is written from the point of view of Kauravas. Duryodhana is the most hated hero of Indian mythology, but the author has written stories of his devotees that how Duryodhana was treated to the women of low casts like shudra or nishada.
Ram Scion of Ikshvaku
This book is written by Amish. Amish is famous writer. While reading first you will go through the famous scene of Ramayana that is Ravana kidnapping Sita. Well if you are familiar with writer’s older books then you might like this book. Valmiki may be the first one to write the Ramayana, but over the years many versions of Ramayana came. People wrote it in their point of view. So you may enjoy reading this book.
Dharmayoddha Kalki Avatar of Vishnu
Kevin Missal is a 21-year-old graduate written this book. At the age of 14, he has written his first book. He wrote many books from crime to horror to mythology. Kalki is the avatar of Vishnu born in village of shambala, son of Vishnuyath and Sumathi. This is 470 pages of the book and this first part describes many characters which grab the reader’s attention and engages the reader till the end of the book.
The Krishna Key
This book is written by Ashwin Sanghi. This is a very interesting book. One should read this book who loves mystery type of novels. This book keeps you engage with its twists and turns. This book gives rich information about Vedas and Vedic people who were more spiritual and has more scientific knowledge than what people have today. So yes this is a good book to read.
The Shiva Trilogy
The Shiva Trilogy book is written by Amish, a famous writer and wrote many books. Shiva trilogy is all about lord Shiva. This book is a combination of mythology, fantasy, fiction, action, passionate love, drama, and science. This is one of the best books of the Amish. This story starts in Kailas Mountain where Lord Shiva was chief. Then his journey to the Devgiri Mountain, where he meets sati. Sati was Goddess Adishakti (Nature) who was separated from him. This book keeps you engage till the end.
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