Yogini Cult and Temples by Vidya Dehejia

Yogini Cult & Temples – A Tantric Tradition by Vidya Dehejia

Yogini – What comes to your mind when you hear this word? Those of us who follow Yoga may think of it as a...
Kumbha – The traditionally modern Mela by Nityananda Misra

Kumbha – Traditionally Modern Mela by Nityananda Misra

Kumbha – The traditionally modern Mela takes you through the journey that this fascinating festival of humanity is. Thanks to the author and the...
Who wrote the Bhagavadgita? By Meghnad Desai

Who wrote the Bhagavadgita? By Meghnad Desai

Bhagwad Gita or Bhagavadgita is a sacred text for a large section of humanity. And a mystery for almost anyone who has either heard...
The Puffin book of Hindu Gods and Goddesses

The Puffin book of Hindu Gods and Goddesses

Hindu Gods and Goddesses can baffle anyone. One, they are so many of them. Two, they can change avatars and take different forms. Three,...
Brahma Gyan – The Science Behind Shiva by Ravikumar Kakde

Brahma Gyan – Science Behind Shiva by Ravikumar Kakde

Brahma Gyan - literally means the knowledge of the universe. Ravikumar Kakde explores if what we worship in Sanatan Dharma is really the cosmos...

Indian Culture and India’s Future by Michel Danino

Michel Danino is an Indologist. And he doesn't need any more credentials to that effect after this book Indian Culture and India’s Future. Written...

7 Secrets of the Goddess by Devdutt Pattanaik

7 Secrets of the Goddess popped up on online book stores when I was reading Devi Mahatmay. I was looking for commentaries on the...
Banaras - City of Light

Banaras City of Light by Diana L Eck

Banaras City of Light by Diana L Eck is the most authoritative contemporary book on Varanasi. You look for books on Kashi and this...
My Hanuman Chalisa by Devdutt Pattanaik

My Hanuman Chalisa by Devdutt Pattanaik

Hanuman Chalisa is the most commonly chanted set of verses in India. Written by Goswami Tulsidas after he wrote Ram Charita Manas - these...

Ancient Indian Costumes by Roshen Alkazi

Like the speaker in my textiles class at NMI said, clothes have the longest relationship with us. Our parents start making clothes for us...