Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker by Pavan K Varma

Adi Shankaracharya – Why did none of my textbooks ever thought me about this? This is the first question that comes to your mind...

The book of Durga by Nilima Chitgopekar

Durga, at the moment, is the most popular avatar of the Devi. Her visual form with multiple arms riding on a Lion and killing...
Devi – The Goddesses of India by John Stratton Hawley & Donna Marie Wulff

Devi Goddesses of India by John Stratton Hawley & Donna Marie Wulff

Devi Goddesses of India looks at or the divine feminine as the west calls them or Shakti as we call them. It is a...
The Making of Early Kashmir by Shonaleeka Kaul

The Making of Early Kashmir by Shonaleeka Kaul

The Making of Early Kashmir – The landscape and identity in the Rajatarangini by Shonaleeka Kaul is a delightful book. I picked it up...
India A Sacred Geography by Diana L Eck

India A Sacred Geography by Diana L Eck

Long time back I had read a book by Osho that spoke about India being a sacred space. And not a country defined by...
Being Different by Rajiv Malhotra

Being Different by Rajiv Malhotra Book Review

I picked up this book Being Different after I saw a few videos of Rajiv Malhotra talking about Hinduism and trying to explain it. Videos...

The Art of Tantra by Philip Rawson – Book Review

Tantra is mysterious subject. Not many people know about it beyond the word Tantra. Interestingly, what we popularly know about Tantra today is from...

Nine Nights of the Goddess – The Navaratri Festival

Nine Nights of the Goddess – a compilation of the essays on Navaratri celebrations across South Asia promised to take me through the different...
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...