“Intention makes the whole difference. If you want to do something different, ask a different question. Explore a different path within your field or outside, and ask yourself, ‘What is my intention?’”
In this Interview, Palaver managing editor Deepal Patel invites Dr. BorkatakyVarma to a conversation about her journey, interrelations between Hindu mythologies, folklore and insight into the human connections with the universe and each other. They palaver about topics that range from clairvoyance to lucid dreaming, from folk Hinduism to spirituality, and from isolation to connection.
Deities and Social Structure is an accessible and comprehensive book that gives readers a wide window into the complex world of Hindu religion. The book has a well laid structure wherein the sections nicely tie in to each other. All eleven chapters and the subsections within them have a consistent style: they start with a bird's eye view and progressively lead the reader to a deeper understanding of the subject...