Tag: Religion

Book Recommendation: Preparing For Death by Arun Shourie

By Editor | Religion The one certainty in life, the one appointment which each of us will just have to face, is the one for which we do the least to prepare—death. From the lives and last days of the Buddha, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Ramana Maharshi, Gandhiji, Vinoba; from our religious texts; from the teachings of

Books For You | The Vedic Wedding Book by A V Srinivasan

Editor | Religion An immensely accessible guide, The Vedic Wedding will take you to the roots of the Hindu wedding ceremony, on a journey of its evolution from the Rig Vedic times to the present day. A.V. Srinivasan brings the best of his experiential wisdom as a Hindu priest and scholar in the US in

Enter the loving, giving world of Mahadev

Editor | Religion A little girl asks who Shiva is and it is the beginning of a family journey through stories and incidents across the expanse of Shivbhumi-all the way from the mystical Mount Kailash to the fabled Ocean of Milk and the netherworld. Story after story from across India takes us closer to this

#Essential Reads: Living with the Gods

Editor | Non-fiction One of the central facts of human existence is that every society shares a set of belief and assumptions — a faith, an ideology, a religion — that goes far beyond the life of the individual. These beliefs are an essential part of a shared identity. They have a unique power to