A playful comparison of the idealistic Ramayana and the realistic Mahabharata.
India's famous mythologist, Devdutt Pattanaik, explores the similarities and dissimilarities between the two epics in a playful comparison accompanied by his trademark illustrations.
That which transcends measurement is best understood by measuring, hence comparing. Measuring is human delusion (maya), and comparing, divine play (leela).
I dedicate this book to all that can be measured and compared as well as to that which is beyond.
Ramayana Versus Mahabharata
Reading level: Adult
Paperback: 208 pages