Yes, says Devdutt Pattanaik, money is a myth but only until you are hungry.
The Myth & Culture Podcast
The Myth and Culture podcast revisits ancient myths, once treated as irrelevant to modern life, and demonstrates their interconnectedness with contemporary culture, business, politics, and society. Join renowned mythologist and author Devdutt Pattanaik in conversation with Jerry Johnson, a writer & speaker on Western Philosophy, every fortnight, as they skillfully reframe the hot-button issues of our times to uncover the myths that drive our lives.
No says Devdutt, who takes us back to its deep roots in the Shramanic traditions of India.
In this episode, Devdutt and Jerry tell us how from the western perspective, anarchy and structures exist side by side in India.
What is the difference between pride, ego, vanity, and arrogance? Is humility always a good thing? Devdutt and Jerry unravel the roots of contemporary ideas about pride and humility.
How is patriotism different from nationalism? Are both forms of populism? Devdutt and Jerry chat about the issues around identity defined by a geographical border.
Heroes, Hermits and Martyrs – From Star Wars to Bollywood, from Buddha to Greek gods.
We can identify the causes of anger within us and prevent it from becoming a destructive force. Devdutt Pattanaik tells you how.
The Purusha and the Prakriti: The world is in the throes of the masculine instinct and it shows.
Are authoritarian (‘benevolent’) rulers hijacking the democratic world?
Join Devdutt Pattanaik and Jerry Johnson as they talk about the finding the balance between political correctness and freedom of expression.
- The Intersection
- Samanth Subramanian and Padmaparna Ghosh
- Your search for fascinating stories ends here.
The Real Food Podcast
- The Real Food Podcast
- Vikram Doctor
- Fables at the table.
Our Last Week
- Our Last Week
- Anuvab Pal and Kunaal Roy Kapur
- The most fun you'll have with your headphones on.
Ask Aakar Anything
- Ask Aakar Anything
- Aakar Patel
- You have questions? Aakar has the answers!