Diwali means love, light, family…and gifts! As the season of celebration grows closer, you might be looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones – and there’s nothing better than a good book. So, here is our Diwali Reads selection!
1. Hindu Fables from the Vedas to Vivekananda
In this beautiful book, Renuka Narayanan selects some of India’s most compelling stories that deal with the subject, from the Jataka Tales and Sri Ramakrishna’s parables to the retelling of the lives of our saints like Surdas and Tukaram.
Wise and moving, Learning from Loss will be your trusted companion through the ups and downs of your life.
3. Garuda and the Serpents: Stories of Friends and Foes from Hindu Mythology
Why did the gods and the asuras churn the ocean? How did Vishwamitra and Vasishtha become enemies for life? Who brought the heavenly river Ganga down to earth? Why did King Trishanku end up hanging upside down? How did Kacha emerge from his teacher’s stomach? Read the marvellous adventures of gods and humans and asuras and other splendid creatures, vividly retold by Arshia Sattar. Drawn from the Puranas, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, Garuda and the Serpents delivers stories from Hindu mythology that will evoke wonder and delight.
4. FAVOURITE STORIES FROM HINDU MYTHS
5. Ramayana For Children