The Most Fascinating Aspects of Meditation Explained

In today’s challenging and busy world, don’t you wish you knew how to quieten your mind and focus on yourself? In On Meditation, renowned spiritual leader, Sri M, answers all your questions on the practice and benefits of meditation, presenting it as a simple and easy method that we can all practice in our daily…

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The Rise of Right Wing Nationalism in India through the Years

Through Awakening Bharat Mata author Swapan Dasgupta does not aim to define Hindu nationalism in power, but as a social and political movement. He hopes it will encourage a more informed understanding of a phenomenon that will remain relevant in Indian life far beyond victories and defeats in elections.   The dismissive distaste of all…

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5 Unknown Facts about the Bad Man of B-town

Gulshan Grover’s autobiography Bad Man, co-authored by Roshmila Bhattacharya traces the tale of the actor and his rise to fame. From a child living under humble conditions to being known as the ‘Bad Man’ in his career-defining role in Ram Lakhan, the book talks about how he braved through many troubles as a struggling actor…

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5 Things you learn about Hindu Nationalism from ‘Awakening Bharat Mata’

The inspiration for the right in India has come from multiple and, often, contradictory sources. The proprietorship of Hindutva does not, for instance, belong to Veer Savarkar, although his contribution is seminal. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) too deserves serious attention, not merely for the influence it exercises on the BJP leadership, but for its…

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The Book to Read to know more about the RSS

Tracing the growth of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since its formation in the mid-1920s, Walter K. Anderson and Shridhar D. Damle examine its ideology and training system in their book, The Brotherhood in Saffron.  Read on to know why you should get your hands on the copy of this book: It gives insight into the…

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What drove these ordinary women to become ‘Queens of Crime’?

Dysfunctional families, sexual abuse, sheer greed and sometimes just a skewed moral compass. These are some of the triggers that drove the women captured in these pages to become lawbreakers. Queens of Crime co-written by Sushant Singh and Kulpreet Yadav demonstrates a haunting criminal power that most people do not associate women with. The acts…

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