The Inspiration Games

My guest blogpost on how western science fiction from Avatar to The Hunger Game is inspired by Indian mythology.
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Interesting. 'The Hunt' an episode from Twilight Zone is actually inspired by Yudishtra's journey to hell from the Mahabharatha. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hunt_(The_Twilight_Zone)

"The Hunt" (SS 3 Ep Out hunting with his dog, a man walks into unfamiliar territory.

The crossing of a lifetime. As Venus kisses the sun. Just a peck on the cheek.

It's a twice in a lifetime moment: the transit of Venus across the Sun

Transit of Venus in The next one's due any day now, in June Then not again until century

The myth of Narasimha - half man/ half lion sent to rid the Earth of evil. Inspiration for my next novel.

Lord Narasimha - Mantras and Story

Lord Narasimha - Lord Maha Vishnu in his half Lion and half man Avatar

At the movies tonight. A true scifi meets Bollywood yarn. With my Chammak Challo!

One - Shahrukh Khan uploaded in Shahrukh Khan: Shahrukh Kha in Movie Ra.One with Kareena Kapoor

Demons

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On how most science fiction from Avatar to The Hunger Games is inspired by Indian mythology

Rama is the seventh avatar of the god Vishnu in Hinduism, and a king of Ayodhya…

The blue-bodied figure of Lord Vishnu carrying his favourite disc, conch, mace and lotus. And wearing a garland of blue lotuses. Now you know where the phrase lotus-eaters' originates from?

VISHNU - embodies the aspect of creation that preserves its eternal motion. As a result Vishnu is very approachable, sustaining and forgiving.

The all knowing eyes of the lion boy. As he swims through the vortex of my imagination into the matrix.

The all knowing eyes of the lion boy. As he swims through the vortex of my imagination into the matrix.

There's gotto be an Eastern equivalent of Avengers Assemble, with mythological hero(in)es getting together to save the universe the old fashioned way. With swords!

There's gotto be an Eastern equivalent of Avengers Assemble, with mythological hero(in)es getting together to save the universe the old fashioned way. With swords!


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