The Complete Book of Muslim & Parsi names

The Complete Book of Muslim & Parsi names


`On the day of Qayamat you will be called by your names and the names of your fathers. Therefore keep good names.'—The Prophet The Complete Book of Muslim and Parsi Names is a practical guide for choosing the perfect name for your child. The result of several years of research; it is an erudite and thorough compilation of approximately 30;000 names taken from ten languages. With the actual and the construed meanings and the history or mythology associated with the name given against each entry; this is a precise and invaluable sourcebook for scholars and lay readers alike.


580 Pages | ISBN13 9780143031840
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Maneka Gandhi
Maneka Gandhi
"Maneka Gandhi was born on 26 August 1956 and was educated at Lawrence School, Sanawar. She was a magazine editor and columnist before she embarked on a career in politics. She was elected to Parliament in November 1989 and was later appointed Minister of State for Environment and Forests, a post she held till June 1991. Maneka Gandhi has written three books, Sanjay Gandhi, Brahma’s Hair (a book on the mythology of Indian plants) and Boulababa. Her special interests include Indian mythology, animal welfare (she is the Managing Trustee of the Ruth Cowell Foundation, which runs the Sanjay Gandhi Animal Welfare Centre, India’s largest animal hospital and shelter) and issues related to environmental conservation. She lives in Delhi with her son, Feroze Varun."
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