Rama of the Axe: The Epic Saga of Parashurama is an extraordinary mythological fiction that beautifully depicts the awe-inspiring and transformative odyssey of Ramabhadra, ultimately becoming Lord Parashurama. It captures the magnificence and grandeur of this larger-than-life journey with sheer brilliance.
You’ve probably devoured Amish Tripathi’s epic “The Shiva Trilogy,” but guess what? We’ve got something more for you, my fellow mythological fiction enthusiasts!
Imagine craving more thrilling tales featuring the mighty God Shiva. Picture yourself yearning for fictional stories that delve deeper into the realm of Mahadeva. Well, we’ve got you covered with our carefully curated list of six mind-blowing Mythological Fiction Books about Lord Shiva.
Long ago, Lord Krishna imparted invaluable life lessons in preparation for the grand war, the Mahabharata. Remarkably, these teachings continue to hold relevance even today and can be seamlessly integrated into our daily lives. It is known that every tale can be seen from a distinct and contemporary standpoint. Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata, authored by Devdutt Pattanaik, presents precisely that fresh perspective on the epic saga.
The exploration of mythology, or Itihaasa as it is more authentically and preferentially called, can often be a daunting task. One must scour through countless books and resources to find those rare gems that present these ancient tales in their unadulterated form, preserving the narrative without discounting its essence. Through the deft efforts of 10 distinct writers, Aryaa: An Anthology of Vedic Women illuminates the lives of 10 remarkable women who have left an indelible mark on the annals of history.
Lakshman is not only the epitome of goodness manifested in the form of a supportive brother but also an honest, trustworthy, and inspiring individual who is a gem of a person and someone that has played the foil character for Ram, although he is equally dedicated to the cause of humility through being a disciple and follower of his older brother Ram.
In the year 1803 AD, a young boy Ramanand, inspired by the many lessons imparted by his father – a renowned Sanskrit scholar Pandit Ramdev Shastri, develops an undying curiosity about immortality and its hidden secrets. Thus, what began as a short discourse on the seven immortals mentioned in Sanatana Dharma soon becomes a subject that consumes his day and night.
Mahisha is a demon king who comes to rule the land of Jambudvipa. However, due to his cruel and violent ways, he has angered a lot of people and hence he must be stopped now. Maybe destiny has decided that his time has come. But there is only one person who can stop him and that’s DURGA, a young girl who was mistreated many years ago.
In The MultiRealm: When Brahma Prays, the Multi-realm is portrayed as a conglomeration of several realms or worlds which are populated by many types of beings. These beings comprise of beings who are both mortal and immortal. They include Gods, demi-Gods, some reincarnated humans, resurrected humans, mythological legends, some energies, some powers, and some intangible forces which are hard to describe or categorize as God but are higher-order God-like entities.
The Earth faces an impending disaster; a doom that would be brought by a mighty force. A force that is neither man nor God, but something beyond the realms of power as we know it. Shiva Origins: The Son of Ganga is an unputdownable modern-day mythological thriller that takes us on a heroic quest for a primordial secret that lies deeply buried in mythology and ancient history.
Book one of the trilogy mainly revolves around the eccentric, baffling, but charismatic character of the Aghori Om Shastri, who claims to have lived for thousands of years and has witnessed all the four yugas, including the events of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Meeting Yama is the story of 3 different people who come to Varanasi for different reasons, each seeking an answer to his questions and each looking for the resolution of their issues. If you are someone with a mystic and spiritual bent of mind, Meeting Yama is the book for you
The book is innovative in the sense that it comes up with very new standpoints from the perspective of these female characters which the author hopes will be given a thought by readers.