Category Archive for: ‘Book Review’

  • 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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  • Book Review - Expressions of Milk

    Mother’s Day

    Author by Juhi Kunde Reprinted with permission from Expressions of Milk: A Poetry Collection for Mothers. Written by Juhi Kunde and illustrated by Cathie Lowmiller. Potential Our little seed is planted in the ground. Water and minerals, yes, sun and care, yes, but faith of …

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  • ESSENCE OF THE UPANISHADS A Key to Indian Spirituality : Eknath Easwaran

    ESSENCE OF THE UPANISHADS A Key to Indian Spirituality : Eknath Easwaran

    Easwaran takes one of India’s classic wisdom texts, the Katha Upanishad, and explains how it embraces all the key ideas of Indian spirituality within the context of a powerful mythic quest – the story of a young hero who ventures into the land of death in …

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  • It is Time to Change the History of Science by Faren Rajkumar

    It is Time to Change the History of Science

    “The first nation (to have cultivated science) is India. This is a powerful nation having a large population, and a rich kingdom (possession). India is known for the wisdom of its people. Over many centuries, all the kings of the past have recognized the ability …

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    Book review

    Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Let’s Celebrate Diwali Written by Anjali Joshi and Illustrated by Tim Palin Review by Rina Shah, The Arpan Group The need for diversity in literature, particularly children’s literature, is evident in bookstores and libraries around the country. Non-white …

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  • Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation By Alok Kumar

    Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation By Alok Kumar

    Author by Dr. Alok Kumar Book Review By : Dr. Ronald A. Brown, Emeritus Professor of Physics, SUNY-Oswego Alok Kumar, in his book, Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation, has provided a powerful and comprehensive insight into the extraordinary …

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