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Indian Mythology and Literature : Think Religious

Everyone knows that Indian mythology and literature is an exotic draft and script of the mystic interrelationship between dynamic religious and theological literary traditions. Today, we bring you special attention to religious underpinnings of, influences upon, and reflections in, individual “texts” of authors’ oeuvres.

Before starting let's remember and chant the Kabirdas ki Vaani which strictly depicts the human ideology and its severity to conquer religious path till eternity:-


- Dukh mein sumiran sab kare, sukh mein kare na koye

Jo sukh mein simran kare, toh dukh kaahe ko hoye


- Bura jo dekhan main chala, bura naa milya koye,

jo mann khoja aapna, toh mujhse bura na koye


- Aisi vaani boliye, mann ka aapa khoye,

Apna tan sheetal kare, auran ko sukh hoye

Well, keep reading today we will reveal the origin and history of the methods employed in scholarly enterprises, focusing upon the dual construals of “literature” in religious studies (as a body of sacred writings and as writing valued for artistic merit).

Those affiliated fields of myth criticism, and biblical reception in the institutionalization, globalization, is the future of sacred religious literature.

As pioneered by Mahakavi Kalidas whose birthday is still celebrated as Jayanti on June 22 of every year. It generally falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada month as per the Hindu calendar each year.


Origin of Hindi Literature and Religious Myths :


However, according to the Tamil annual calendar, the day falls on Aani Masam while the Malayalam and Bengali calendars celebrate this day in the month of Midhunam month and Bashar month respectively. This might sound like religious belief but Indian castes like Tamil, Gujarati, etc share different dates of festivities and celebrate accordingly of their God and Goddess emergence.

However, his main focus was on the religious dimension of literary works and the theological ramifications of the studies done so far but for the communities as well as for individual readers. Students are helped to make connections between theological content and literary forms like poetry, memoir, epistle, fragment, and song to increase understanding of how the voice of the art theological ideas develop creative as well as critical skills in articulating theology. In addition to literary study, students take courses in Bible, theology, and history. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the ISM, moreover, literature is always brought into conversation with worship and the other arts.


One of them was Kalidasa who was one of the greatest poets and drama writers of the Sanskrit language and his plays and poetry are based on Hindu mythology. As per ancient and medieval books, Kalidasa was a court poet of a king named Vikramaditya. Moreover, his works were most likely authored during the 4th-5th century. Kalidasa used to live near the Himalayas around Ujjain or Kalinga.

There were some theories that stated that Kalidasa flourished during the reign of Chandragupta II and it is also supported by several western scholars. They also believe that the literary works attributed to Kalidasa were not written by a single person.

It is also claimed that renowned Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore was inspired by Kalidasa’s work. This is how religions synchronize their epitome journey from the medieval period to the modern period. V Shantaram’s movie Stree, which was made in 1961, was based on Kalidasa’s Shakuntala.

The poet wrote three plays namely Malavikagnimitra, Vikramorvashiya, and Abhijnana Shakuntalam depicts how ancient Indian literature caught the eyes of the readers including poems like Raghuvaṃsa and Kumarasambha.

One of the Legends of that was Sant Guru Kabir, a 15th-century Indian mystic, social reformer, poet, and saint has a significant role among the people in India. Kabir's popular verses and dohavali seemed like a message from God that continues to inspire all generations even in the 21st century.

Kabirdas Jayanti celebrated as Kabir Prakat Diwas is celebrated once a year on the full moon day in the Hindu month Jyeshtha. On this day his followers remember his teachings and recite h

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