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Ganesh Chaturthi Special - Ganesh Chaturthi

Sakshi looks for her mother's prized recipe diary, the invaluable gift she was was given when she left home to come and work in Mumbai. She decides that she will celebrate one festival a week based on the recipes in her mother's book. She decides to begin this journey by celebrating 'Ganesh Chaturthi'. She makes Modak and Pappaya ka halwa.

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    Sakshi looks for her mother's prized recipe diary, the invaluable gift she was was given when she left home to come and work in Mumbai. She decides that she will celebrate one festival a week based on the recipes in her mother's book. She decides to begin this journey by celebrating 'Ganesh Chaturthi'. She makes Modak and Pappaya ka halwa.

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    Ganesha

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    Ganpati Bappa Morya! The most revered and popular God of Hinduism is Lord Ganesha. Devdutt Pattanaik discusses the significance of the elephant-headed god, the legends that encapsulate the idea of Ganesha being the supreme consciousness that pervades all beings. He also talks about how as the son of Shiva, the Destroyer and Parvati, one of the many incarnations of Shakti, Ganesha becomes the symbol of unification for the followers of Shiva and Shakti

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    Along the beautiful Konkan coastline of Maharashtra is the quaint hamlet of Ganpatipule - the abode, according to popular belief, of a self-manifested idol of Lord Ganesha. Worshipped as the eternal guardian of the entire western region of India, the Ganesha idol here is said to be about 400 years old. Thousands of devotees who throng the Ganpatipule temple every year have one thing in common - the everlasting faith that even a small glimpse of their beloved Lord Ganapati can bring them peace and happiness. With the sound of waves that calms your soul and serenity that surrounds your being, the Ganpatipule temple is sure to connect you with the divine.

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    The first avatar of Vishnu, the fish is part of many Indian legends and appears often in Hindu iconography. The rat is Lord Ganesha’s chosen vehicle and there are some intriguing stories of how that came to be. The boar another avatar of Vishnu is usually portrayed as a feisty beast. The tortoise is depicted as the epitome of patience and stability. Learn more about the legends surrounding these intriguing creatures in this episode of Animals in Mythology.

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    7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art by Devdutt Pattanaik as a Video Book - an innovative new format that makes for a rich literary experience. Explore the book in the form of videos.This is Part 1 of Chapter 1: Ganesha's Secret - Different People See God Differently

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    7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art by Devdutt Pattanaik as a Video Book - an innovative new format that makes for a rich literary experience. Explore the book in the form of videos.This is Part 2 of Chapter 1: Ganesha's Secret - Different People See God Differently.

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    7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art by Devdutt Pattanaik as a Video Book - an innovative new format that makes for a rich literary experience. Explore the book in the form of videos. This is Part 3 of Chapter 1: Ganesha's Secret - Different People See God Differently.

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    Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi and also a time to eat Khoba Roti in Rajasthan. The day after, Jains celebrate a special day, kshamavani, where they apologise to each other. She makes Khoba Roti and Alvathi.

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    "In this episode, Devdutt Pattanaik introduces us to the various siblings in Hindu mythology. The most famous ones like Ravan-Surpanakha and Krishna-Subhadra are discussed. But the emphasis is on the many more siblings that appear vaguely in the epics. We are introduced to Yama and Yami, Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna, the sister of the Pandavas, Duhsala, Kripa and Kripi, Hidimba and Hidimbi, Rukmini and Rukmi. Devdutt narrates interesting stories about these characters, explaining how and what role they played in the larger scheme of things. He also tells us about Santoshi Maa, who was essentially brought to life to provide Ganesha and Karthikeya with a sister."

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    The numerous gods in Hindu mythology, although manifestations of one supreme being, are very varied by ways of their personalities. Generally speaking, the devas and devis are benevolent beings who support the physical world. Hindus consider it important to keep their deities happy and content by way of offering them food. Every deity is associated with one of more food items (either raw or cooked). In his episode, Devdutt Pattanaik talks about these deities and their favorite foods. He also explores the stories and folk tales behind Krishna's association with maakhan, Ganesha's love for modaks and Shiva's affiliation with the bel leaf.

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    Sakshi is celebrating Sankashti Chaturthi for which she prepares Valachi Bhaji. While preparing this Maharashtrian speciality made with fava beans, dry coconut, onion paste and Malvani masala, she narrates the significance of the name Sankashti and also the reason behind Lord Ganesh’s name. Sakshi then makes Alu Wadi by layering colocasia leaves with a tamarind and jaggery paste. It’s prepared on Angarki Chaturthi and Sakshi tells us the story behind this auspicious day.

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    Devlok Mini with Devdutt Pattanaik explores fascinating titbits of Indian mythology and legends with a narrative that is both, quick to watch and easy to absorb. In each episode, mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik narrates stories, discusses popular beliefs, and provides his insights into the meaning behind various mythological tales.

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    Devlok Mini with Devdutt Pattanaik explores fascinating titbits of Indian mythology and legends with a narrative that is both, quick to watch and easy to absorb. In each episode, mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik narrates stories, discusses popular beliefs, and provides his insights into the meaning behind various mythological tales.

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    Devlok Mini with Devdutt Pattanaik explores fascinating titbits of Indian mythology and legends with a narrative that is both, quick to watch and easy to absorb. In each episode, mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik narrates stories, discusses popular beliefs, and provides his insights into the meaning behind various mythological tales.

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    Devlok Mini with Devdutt Pattanaik explores fascinating titbits of Indian mythology and legends with a narrative that is both, quick to watch and easy to absorb. In each episode, mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik narrates stories, discusses popular beliefs, and provides his insights into the meaning behind various mythological tales.

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