7 Books on Indian Mythology Students Must Read

1. The Mahabharata The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.

2. The Ramayana The Ramayana is the other major Sanskrit epic of ancient India. It tells the story of Rama, a prince who is exiled from his kingdom by his stepmother.

3. The Palace of Illusions The Palace of Illusions is a retelling of the Mahabharata from the perspective of Draupadi, one of the central characters in the epic.

4. The Shiva Trilogy The Shiva Trilogy is a series of three novels that tells the story of Lord Shiva, one of the three main gods in Hinduism.

5. The Pregnant King The Pregnant King is a novel that retells the story of Yudhishthira, the eldest Pandava brother, from a feminist perspective.

6. Ahalya Ahalya is a novel that retells the story of Ahalya, a woman who was cursed by her husband, the sage Gautama, for having an affair with Indra, the king of the gods.

7. Namaha - Stories from the Land of Gods and Goddesses Namaha is a collection of short stories that tell the myths and legends of Hindu gods and goddesses.

These are just a few of the many great books on Indian mythology that are available.