Category Archive for: ‘Books’

  • Must Read Books

    Must Read Books

    A Long Way Home: A Memoir By Saroo Brierley A Long Way Home inspired the major motion picture Lion, which stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. A moving, poignant, and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds. It celebrates the …

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  • Desi News

    Gandhi’s Gift : A Documentary

    Gandhi’s Gift, the first major documentary about Mahatma Gandhi made in the U.S., asks the question: Were Gandhi’s final years his finest? The film reveals details about the most beloved political figure of all time that before now were known only to scholars and based …

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  • Must Read Books

    Must Read Books

    For Seven Lifetimes: An East–West Journey to a Spiritually Fulfilling and Sustainable Marriage By Vatsala Sperling and Ehud Sperling Defying the norms of her culture and tradition, a highly educated Tamil Brahmin woman decides to arrange her own marriage. Simultaneously, an American book publisher–disillusioned with …

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  • Must Read Books

    Must Read Books

    The Other One Percent: Indians in America (Modern South Asia) by Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur and Nirvikar Singh One of the most remarkable stories of immigration in the last half century is that of Indians to the United States. People of Indian origin make up …

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  • Must-Read Books

    Must-Read Books

    The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting Dr. Shefali Tsabary All parents have aspirations for their children. But often these turn into crushing expectations that cause real harm and disillusionment at the most important time in a child’s development. Parenting should not be a competition …

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  • Books on Hinduism

    Books on Hinduism

    In honor of Hindu Heritage Month (as celebrated in the state of Florida), this issue presents readers with a listing of varied titles to inform, engage, and enlighten the spiritual mind! The Nay Science by Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee The Nay Science offers a …

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  • Indo-Caribbean Feminism

    Indo-Caribbean Feminism

    By Joy Mahabir, Ph.D. International Women’s Day was celebrated globally on March 8, and some countries devote the entire month of March to highlight the accomplishments of girls and women. On March 23, 1868, an indentured labourer from Iere Village, Kunjah, sent his two daughters, …

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  • Sat Maharaj

    Book Review – Sat Maharaj: An Indian Intellectual Warrior in the Caribbean

    The Hindu View of Trinidad and Tobago: Articles by Sat Maharaj Selected and edited by Dr. Kumar Mahabir Book review by Ravi Dev This collection of articles written over two decades by Sat Maharaj, General Secretary of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) of Trinidad …

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  • Lakshmi Out of India

    Lakshmi Out of India

    By Walter Rodney LAKSHMI out of India is another gem of Guyanese literature. Primarily written targeting a children readership to entertain and educate, it is also a source document for research, and a way of extending the dialogue on the subject, especially through imaginative literature. …

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  • Must Read Books

    Must Read Books

    Those Immigrants! Indians in America:A Psychological Exploration of Achievement Scott Haas 30 individuals. 1 country. And a zeal to make it to the top. This is the resounding tale of immigrants who journeyed to America and settled for nothing but the best. Stories of hope, …

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