Showing: 1 - 10 of 10 RESULTS
Book Reviews My Musings

10 Life Changing Shlokas from The Bhagavad Gita

Srimad Bhagavad Gita, an ocean of knowledge, is a guide to life. It tells you everything you need to know to lead a peaceful and meaningful life. It’s definitely not easy to achieve the level of tranquility or control which this scripture aims at but it’s certainly not impossible if you start practicing right now …

Book Reviews

Reason and Reform|How Policy Reforms Have Shaped India|Book Review

My first assumption after reading the title of the book Reason and Reform authored by Bibek Debroy and Diwakar Jhurani, was, that it probably discusses about the reforms happened in India since Independence and the reasons behind them. We all know what “Reform” means. Reform by definition means Change that is made to a social system, an organization, etc. in order to improve or correct it. My assumption wasn’t wrong, however, this book is certainly not about, just that.

Book Reviews

Manmath Nath Dutt| Translator Extraordinaire| Book Review

History needs to be documented or it is lost. But what if, those who document this history or in this case ancient scriptures and texts, themselves are lost? They are forgotten and remain unknown to general public unless someone digs them out. Manmath Nath Dutt was such an author and Bibek Debroy is that “someone” who dug him out. It needed revisiting history, removing of the dust of time settled on it, to dig deeper by going through complex, sometimes incomplete layers and to make sense out of it which Mr. Debroy has done so perfectly in this book.

Book Reviews

The Clifton Chronicles Series by Jeffery Archer| Book Review

An unplanned visit to a bookstore, that happens with me most of the times, leads me to pick up books by gut feeling. During one such visit I happened to pick one such book that I had been attracted towards for some time. I had almost bought it during the last couple of visits but dropped it at the last moment. The book was Jeffery Archer’s “Mightier than Sword”.