Ramayan to Gita — These were the most popular mythology audiobooks that Indians listened to in 2021

Jan 17, 2022

By: Kritti Bhalla

Audio Stats of 2021

Audible, an Amazon-owned audio streaming platform, has launched #AudibleStats recently to highlight the trends that emerged on its platform in 2021.

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Top 10 mythological audiobooks in India

People worldwide engaged for over 3.4 billion hours listening to varied content on Audible, the company announced. The company also shared top 10 mythology titles that were popular in 2021.

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Many Ramayanas, Many Lessons

The mythological tale is in chronological order to introduce the various versions that have existed across Asia. Written by: Anand Neelakantan | Narrated by: Manish Dongardive

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Suno Mahabharat Devdutt Pattanaik ke Saath

It narrates the epic quarrel over property between five brothers, the Pandavas, and their hundred cousins, the Kauravas. Written by: Devdutt Pattanaik

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Mythos

Stephen Fry explores different depths of Greek mythology ever told. Written/Narrated by: Stephen Fry

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Raavan

The third book of the Ram Chandra series sheds light on Ravana, the king of Lanka. Written by: Amish Tripathi | Narrated by: Sagar Arya

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The Bhagavad Gita

Jack Hawley aims to make the western audience to be more familiar to Bhagwad Gita. Written/Narrated by: Jack Hawley

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Meri Gita

This version of Gita, written by Devdutt Pattanaik, is for contemporary readers. Written by: Devdutt Pattanaik | Narrated by: Ajay Raj Tomar

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The Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is part of the epic Mahabharata. Written by: R. R. Varma| Narrated by: Kumud Soney

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Ramayana

This book tries to draw from various Ramayana traditions across the world to tell the same story. Written by: Anand Neelakantan | Narrated by: Babla Kochhar

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Dharmayoddha Kalki: Avatar of Vishnu

A work of fiction that takes inspiration from the life of Kalki, the idea of Kaliyug and other Mahabharata and Ramayan references. Written by: Kevin Missal | Narrated by: Manish Dongardive

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My Gita

It is the English version of ‘Meri Gita’ by Devdutt Pattanaik. Written by: Devdutt Pattanaik | Narrated by: Vivek Madan

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