“And yet I will persist in believingthat there is such a thing as the harmonyof completeness in humanity..”A compendium of lectures delivered by Tagore during the First World War and the Swadeshi movement in India, Nationalism emphasizes Tagore’s political and philosophical views on human understanding and its weakness for power and material hoardings. Packed with erudition and analysis, it expounds the idea of a moral and spiritual growth for human welfare. the lectures—written in a lucid, metaphoric, poetic prose—are loaded with a piercing vision of the future and are a critique on his views on spirituality and humanity.
This unusual autobiography “The Story of My Experiments with Truth”, is a window to the workings of Mahatma Gandhi’s mind – a window to the emotions of his heart – a window to understanding what drove this seemingly ordinary man to the heights of being the father of a nation – India.Starting with his days as a boy, Gandhi takes one through his trials and turmoils and situations that moulded his philosophy of life – going through child marriage, his studies in England, practicing Law in South Africa – and his Satyagraha there – to the early beginnings of the Independence movement in India.
Inspiring stalwarts like the Beatles, Steve Jobs and Ravi Shankar, Autobiography of a Yogi is an immensely gratifying spiritual read that has altered and enriched the lives of millions across the world, since it was first published in 1946.An originative text that tells the story of Paramhansa Yogananda, this book has been revered for its memorable, incisive and instructive teachings.
An apprentice to his brother at twelve, a writer at sixteen, a printer at twenty-two and an inventor at thirty-six,Benjamin Franklin was a renowned polymathand a scientist extraordinaire.A member of the Committee of Five that drafted and presented America‘s Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and was titled ‘The First American.’
The Story of My Life is an autobiography by Helen Keller. It is the story of Helen Keller and her life as a deaf and blind girl and her triumph over these tribulations. Iin the book, she reveals her frustration and rage over her condition. It details her educational achievements and her introduction to the world through her breakthrough into communication.
Swami Vivekananda, was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century saint Ramakrishna. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century.
The popular tendency is to deify myths, gurus, and personalities without investigating the claims thoroughly. Mother Teresa is one such name. Does Mother Teresa deserve her reputation as the most charitable person who ever lived? This book makes for a gripping but disconcerting read.‘Brilliant, heroic, devastating’– Dr. William Radice, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London‘Necessary, well-documented’– The Times Higher Education Supplement, London‘Painstakingly recorded, (exposes) the other side of Teresa’– Irish Independent, Dublin‘Very serious and deserves wide dissemination . . . Truly shocking’– The Irish Times, Dublin‘Explosive’– The Asian Age‘Written with painstaking care’– The Telegraph, Kolkata
'Don’t Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight’ is considered as a path-breaking book by many as it which has helped them to lose weight without giving up on food or without leading them to periods of crash diet and bad health.A celebrity fitness expert to whom many Bollywood actors and actresses owe their great shape and health, Rujuta Diwekar speaks to the readers in clear and simple words how a person can eat anything s/he feels like and yet remain healthy, maintaining a good shape. As a leading nutritionist, Diwekar is against the idea of any crash diet that looms over carb-starvation, needless food cravings and other similar things which ultimately lead to a food deprived body.
‘The story of my life has become intertwined with the story of this country. And somewhere along the way, as I met a million children across this land, I too learnt from a million minds. This book was not written to only tell my story. I want every young reader to think that this book is his or her story too.’ A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been one of the most iconic figures of Independent India. A scientist, leader, thinker, teacher and writer, he achieved remarkable success in various fields.
THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER'An amazing story, and truly inspiring. The kind of book everyone will enjoy. IT'S EVEN BETTER THAN YOU'VE HEARD.' - Bill GatesSelected as a book of the year by AMAZON, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, NEW YORK TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW STATESMAN, VOGUE, IRISH TIMES, IRISH EXAMINER and RED MAGAZINEA Book of the Decade, 2010-2020 (Independent)________________________Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she'd never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn't believe in hospitals.
This is the true story about the great missions of Israeli secret service. The book gives a thorough knowledge about the types of adventurous undertakings taken up by the Mossad for the sake of their country. For years and years Israel’s well-known security arm, the Mossad, has been broadly known as the best intelligence service in the world.
'This is a riveting book, with as much to say about the transformation of modern life in the information age as about its supernaturally gifted and driven subject' - TelegraphBased on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years - as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues - this is the acclaimed, internationally bestselling biography of the ultimate icon of inventiveness.Walter Isaacson tells the story of the rollercoaster life and searingly intense personality of creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies,music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.
In Sach Kahun Toh, actor Neena Gupta chronicles her extraordinary personal and professional journey-from her childhood days in Delhi's Karol Bagh, through her time at the National School of Drama, to moving to Bombay in the 1980s and dealing with the struggles to find work.
Inside the world of the Jaish-e-Mohammed – from the Parliament attack to the Pulwama bombingIn February 2019 one of the worst terror attacks on India takes place in Pulwama in Kashmir. Forty Indian soldiers are dead. But when the NIA probes the bombing they hit one dead end after another. Who were the actual masterminds of this audacious strike? It seemed impossible to find out.