Amish Tripathi is a finance professional educated from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is passionate about history, mythology and philosophy. He is an avid reader of history and his inspirations for the story ranged from writers like Graham Hancock and Gregory Possehl to the Amar Chitra Katha series of Indian comics. For mythological parts in the novel, Tripathi relied on the stories and fables that he had heard from his family. He believes that there is a beauty and meaning in all cultures and religions of the world. One day, while watching a historical program, Tripathi and his family got into a discussion about consciousness and the evil inside man. In the program, they learned that in ancient Persia, Demons were known as ‘Daeva’ and angels were called ‘Asuras’. Tripathi added,
It set me thinking that this was exact…show more content… They actively participate in the drive to save environment. These ecologically conscious individuals and scholars have been constantly publishing progressive works on environment. British Marxist critic Raymond Williams wrote a seminal critique of pastoral literature in 1973, The Country and the City. Another early eco-critical text is Joseph Meeker’s The Comedy of Survival (1974). Various other efforts are being made to save the environment such as the recently launched programs like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Namami Ganga project and others.
Tripathi addresses this serious problem in The Immortals of Meluha. Meluhans take Somras which makes them strong, healthy and young. Somras reacts with the oxidants and absorbs them. Then, it expels the oxidants from the body in the form of sweat or urine. Therefore, no oxidants are left in the body because of Somras. But this
Sweat and urine released from the body even after a person has drunk the Somras for years remains toxic. So you have to eject it from body and make sure that it does not affect anyone else