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 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...
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...
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...
Kashi Marnanmukti by Manoj Thakkar & Rashmi Chhazed

Kashi Marnanmukti by Manoj Thakkar & Rashmi Chhazed

Kashi Marnanmukti is a very difficult book to review. But I am so happy that I read it. And that too, read it at...
Ganga: A Journey down the Ganges River

Ganga: A Journey down the Ganges River by Julian Crandall Hollick

Ganga: A Journey down the Ganges River book was published about 5 years back. My first instinct is to call it an old book....
The Masque of Africa by V S Naipaul

The Masque of Africa by V S Naipaul

After having read many contemporary writers, I was expecting some heavy stuff from the noble laureate. But I swam in the simple flow that...

Pilgrim’s India by Arundhathi Subramaniam – Book Review

Pilgrim's India is an anthology of 52 pieces that combines poetry and prose to put together a collection of spiritual journeys taken by people...

Bhagavad Gita by Mani Rao – Book Review

Gita is a text that has enchanted many since the time it was spoken at Kurukshetra. And it has enchanted each one in a...