Renowned Indian writer Dr Devdutt Pattanaik gave on March 21, 2017 a lecture on the theme, “From Apollo to Dionysus, Vishnu to Shiva: Mythological connections between Greece and India” on the occasion of the publication of his new book Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths by Penguin India.
The event was organized by the Greek Embassy at the India International Center, New Delhi, with the support of the Indo-Hellenic Friendship League and the Penguin India. The Ambassador of Greece in New Delhi Mr. Panos Kalogeropoulos inaugurated the event with a welcome speech.
Devdutt Pattanaik’s speech has been posted on YouTube into four parts. You can watch the first part with the Greek Ambassador’s speech below: