“This book is not just another story of Mahabharat!”
The very first line of this book warns you of what you will not
find in the pages ahead.
From the author who brought to you a well-researched book
‘Ramayan Retold with Scientific Evidences’, Smt. Saroj Bala
now brings to the table an even more interesting dating of the
events of Mahabharat,
“Congress-Mukt Bharat” is often seen by many observers as a political jibe from leaders of the BJP, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself, against their political opponents, especially the Congress Party. However, what it means to make Bharat “Congress-Mukt” can have myriad interpretations as per several critics.
Is the ordinary really that ordinary? Is being ordinary easy? Is ordinary boring? These are the question's author Bindu asks through her characters in this collection of 13 sensitive and intriguing stories—Of Beasts & Beauty. The answer is a loud and emphatic “NO”.
It is through these stories that the author’s own notion of the ordinary changed.
The Ashtavakra Gita illuminates an ancient conversation between the sage Ashtavakra and Janaka, a king with both worldly responsibilities and deep spiritual questioning about the nature of reality. “What is real?” Janaka asks. So begins one of the most unique conversations to ever take place on this planet, as Ashtavakra takes Janaka by the hand and leads him step by step into deeper levels of understanding until enlightenment dawns.
Go beyond defining mountains only by their height, though the summit of a peak is nothing more than the point where it gives way to clouds and the sky; next, ponder over a paradigm shift in ancient Indian history in the modern day search for the mythical Sarasvati river; and finally, make your way through an emphatic and enhanced collection of stories about Tibetan refugees starting anew in India.
The book Urban Naxals by film-maker Vivek Agnihotri is an eye-opener! The book is published by Garuda Prakashan and available at Garuda Books. It tells of his journey in making of the film “Buddha in a Traffic Jam” which exposed the nexus between an India-wide Maoist terror movement and their supporters in urban centers such as academia and media.
We often find us wondering that which book stands out as the best vocabulary book and would help us in acing our competitive exams like CAT and GRE. Not all books live upto the expectations and we are disappointed in the end. But Vocab Mad Easy Vol. 1 and 2 by author Ankur Pathak is a book that you must have if you are studying for civil or competitive exams.
Maoists – the term has been derived from the word “Maoism” which is used to describe the political, social, economic and military theories of Chinese leader Mao Zedong. The movement was slowly adopted by the people in India. Communist Party of India was formed and soon they came to be known as ‘Naxalites’. Their motive was to over throw the Government via war. The same ideology was carried from generation to generation.