Category Archive for: ‘Books’

Books We’re Reading

Books We’re Reading

Author by Satya Kalra My Questions and God’s Answers: Guide to Eternal Happiness Peace Anandam Bhagavad Gita By Satya Kalra The book is for anyone who is facing challenges in life due to health, finances, relationships, business or emotions. This robs our happiness and peace and finally reduces the quality of our day to day life. Are you one of those …

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Indian-American’s book on cancer wins the Pulitzer

Book Review – Indian-American’s book on cancer wins the Pulitzer

Author by Siddhartha Mukherjee The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular …

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Books We're Reading

Books We’re Reading

Autobiography of a Sadhu: A Journey into Mystic India By Rampuri From drinking the “Nectar of Immortality” at the source of the Ganges River to allegations of tantric murder, this autobiography is filled with true accounts of magic, miracles, ghosts, and austerities, with lessons on Hindu gods, ayurveda, mantra, and Indian culture woven throughout. Through his journey of extremes, Rampuri …

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Stress - Understand and Eliminate this Silent Killer

Stress – Understand and Eliminate this Silent Killer

Author by Bill Eager An excerpt from the new book Thrive Inside: Secrets of Spiritual Masters, Gurus and Shamans which is available on Amazon.com. This section of this book is devoted to the reader who would like to understand the scientific underpinnings that support a holistic approach to good health. When I understand science to the point that I “get …

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Book Review

Book Review

Author by Mataji Devi Vanamali and Deborah Heiligman Shakti: Realm of the Divine Mother by Vanamali (Hindus all over the world will be celebrating Navratri in the month of September. The book review in this issue on the Divine Mother is very timely.) Shakti is synonymous with the Devi, the Divine Mother, or divine power that manifests, sustains, and transforms …

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Book Review

Book Review June 2008

Peace or Perish There is No Other Choice: Stepping Stones for Turbulent Times by J.P. Vaswani Here is a practical blueprint for an authentic peace, a long-lasting peace, a worldwide peace – and, it begins with you, the individual! Leaning on the world’s great religious, literary, and spiritual traditions for inspiration, Dada J. P. Vaswani’s Peace or Perish makes the …

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American Masala

Book Review

Author by Suvir Saran Indian and American cooking that combines the best the two have to offer, yielding dishes that are both familiar and new. A native of Delhi who has lived in America for almost 20 years, Suvir has embraced classic American dishes like cornbread, brownies, and fried chicken. At the same time, he still loves the dishes and …

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Booker Prize Winners and The Indian Connection

Booker Prize Winners and The Indian Connection

Throughout the decades, Indians authors have continued to gain reputation, prestige, and accolades for their literary works. As a result of the quality and popularity of the Indian authors, they have earned several international awards and honors, the greatest among them dating back to 1913, when Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his collection of poems, Geetanjali. …

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Book Review

Book Review

Author by Sushama Londhe  Anjana Appachana and Arvind Sharma A Tribute to Hinduism: Thoughts and Wisdom spanning continents and time about India and her culture by Sushama Londhe  Since time immemorial, India has been synonymous with spiritual knowledge, and people have been drawn to her sacred land. Some were philosophers, poets, writers, historians, scientists, and travelers. Some came to India; …

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The Namesake

The Namesake

One of the best things about reading Ms. Lahiri’s book, “The Namesake” was putting it down whenever the feelings of sadness, anger, distress, or joy came over me. Even better, I could put it down when I felt overwhelmed by empathy. Sure, I could empathize with the Ganguli kids when the Bengali families went out on road trips carrying their …

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