Role of gold in Indian mythology #SpeakingOfGold

Explore how gold played an important role in the Ramayana and is equally relevant in Indian culture with Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik

Indian author and mythologist

29 Oct 2018

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik speaks about the reference of gold which can be seen in the ancient Hindu epic – Ramayana. He discusses about how gold makes it appearance, from the use of golden plough to plough a sacred field, to Lord Rama making a statue of Sita from pure gold for performing the yajna, to Sita dropping her gold ornaments, when she gets abducted by Ravana, and many more.

#SpeakingOfGold with Devdutt Pattanaik

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik discusses the connection between gold and Diwali along with the recurring references of gold in Indian mythology.