a Yagna was a mechanism of invoking a Devata to fulfil a particular desire. It was a “give and receive” mechanism, a practical, material process, as against the misunderstood “noble” concept of simply a sacrifice.
Gullapalli Kalyan lives, works and writes out of Mumbai, India. Reading has been a childhood passion of him. Kalyan has authored and published an ebook recently titled - "Therein Lies A Tale!" - a collection of short stories.