THE SAGE WITH TWO HORNS: Unusual Tales from Mythology

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  • RELEASE DATE : NOVEMBER 2021
  • Author:Sudha Murty 
  • Pub: November 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143442325
  • Price: Rs. 250/-
  • Category: Fiction/Traditional Stories/Mythology
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Extent: 288

ABOUT THE BOOK

Have you heard of the king who sacrificed his own flesh to keep his word
to a pigeon? Or about the throne that gives anyone who sits on it the unique
ability to dispense justice! And how about the sculptor who managed to make
magnificent statues with no hands at all? Of course, we must not forget the
sage who was born with horns on his head. There's something for everyone in
this collection of tales of wisdom and wit! From quarrels among gods and the
follies of great sages to the benevolence of kings and the virtues of ordinary
mortals, Sudha Murty spins fresh accounts of lesser-known stories in Indian
mythology. Accompanied by fantastical illustrations and narrated in an
unassuming fashion, The Sage with Two Horns is sure to delight fans of the
beloved storyteller.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sudha Murty is an honourable trustee of the Infosys Foundation USA and
also acts as a chairperson of the highly reputed Infosys Foundation. She
fulfilled her graduation from the Indian Institute of Science located in
Bangalore, with a degree in electrical engineering. Her career began with
TELCO where she worked as a development engineer. She has also been
associated with the Bangalore University where she was a teacher of
computer science She is a credible writer in both English and Kannada. A
columnist for Kannada and English dailies, she has over 156 titles and 24
books in her repertoire which includes non-fiction novels technical books,
memoirs and travelogues. The government of India has honoured her with
the coveted Padma Shri Award. She has also received 7 honorary doctorates
from several universities in the country.

 

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