Devdutt Pattanaik

Author | Mythologist | Belief, Leadership & Culture Consultant

Devdutt Pattanaik writes on mythology which he defines as cultural truths revealed through stories, symbols and rituals. He lectures on the relevance of both Indian and Western myths in modern life. In the last 25 years, he has authored and illustrated over 50 books, including Book of Ram and Yoga Mythology. Known for his TED talk and his TV shows such as Devlok and Business Sutra, he is a regular columnist for reputed newspapers like Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar.A medical doctor by training, He spent 15 years working in the pharma and healthcare industry. However, over the past decade has been fully immersed in exploring mythology and sharing its wisdom with the world.

  • Management & Leadership
  • Motivation & Storytelling
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Team Building
  • Understanding India
  • Health & Wellness
  • Spirituality
  • Innovation
  • TED/ TEDx/ Josh Speakers
  • Workshops
  • Workshops & Masterclasses


The Indian approach to business: Devdutt Pattanaik at TEDxGateway 2013