Book Reviews

Asura: Tale of the Vanquished By Anand Neelakantan

Anand Neelakantan has done what has never been done before, in giving us a view from the other side of the coin.

Peace from Broken Pieces: How to get through what you’re going through By Iyanla Vanzant

This book is about the lessons our soul is designed to learn.

Book of hours Love poems to God By Rainer Maria Rilke

In the Book of Hours, Rilke brings the God of heaven down to earth and makes him share a ‘new kind of intimacy.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead By Sheryl Sandberg

Sandberg’s blueprint for a more gender-equal workplace is an effective read about the small things we can do to change the attitudes of women entering the workplace

Questions and Answers By J Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti- didn’t give his audiences readymade solutions, but urged them to think and look for themselves.

In the body of the world by Eve Ensler

On one hand this book deals with the body of cancer stricken Eve Ensler, while on the other it deals with the metaphorical body of this world, which is being eaten away by the malignant tumour of the cumulative greed of mankind.

Osho is not a person by Whosoever

Despite the title, this book is not about the spiritual master Osho. It is about the eternal fragrance of universal consciousness, which enlightened masters such as Osho personify, and which the author now seems to embody.

The Sweetness of Life By Françoise Héritier

This beautiful, imaginative, evocative book by Françoise Héritier is a wonderful, up-close look into the collage of our life.

Thinking Aloud By Priya Kumar

With this book, Priya Kumar has thought aloud for all of us—it is up to us to listen.

The Journey Home By Radhanath Swami

It’s in Vrindavan that Richard finally settles and in a chapter filled with emotion and ‘Krishna love’, he accepts his guru in Srila Prabhupada. Richard is now Radhanath Das