Published: 14 Dec 2018

What role does gold play in diverse cultures? #SpeakingOfGold with Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik

Indian author and mythologist

Mythology enthusiast and author of Indian Bestsellers Devdutt Pattanaik draws attention to the historical presence of gold in various cultures and the fascinating myths tied to it. The special significance gold has in India is paralleled with the mystical and magical stories found in various parts of the world where gold is sacred, phenomenal, and venerable. Here, he addresses how these beliefs spread out amidst diverse cultures all come together in India and talks about how gold is always good fortune, that which has made humans search the world for its hoard.