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Vaahans - A Status Symbol for Gods?

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We’ve all felt the pang of envy when we’re on our way to office in our ordinary hatchback and a sexy convertible vrooms by. But who knew that ‘Vaahans’ or their holy vehicles of choice were status symbols for the divine too? Want to decode the controversy surrounding Indian Gods and their Vaahans? How do the Gods decide which animal will become their Vaahan? Why did Vishnu choose Garuda and why does Yamaraja mount the Buffalo? Whose Vaahan is the Human Being? Catch all this and more in this episode of The Devdutt Pattanaik Show podcast! Don’t forget to tune in every morning from 6 am to 8 am and catch the repeat from 9 am to 11 am and again at 1 pm to 3 pm every Sunday only on Radio Mirchi!

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