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  • Shake-Up India
    Jayant V. Narlikar
    395 356

    Item Code: #KGP-906

    Availability: In stock

    The need of The Times 
    India has lived over sixty years of its independence, but it still seems to be floating rudderless. It does not know what to accept and what to discard.
    The well known Astrophysicist and science writer Jayant V. Narlikar provides in this significant work well thought out ideas in various life and work-areas for us to take up in right earnest and do the needful to build up the nation as well as our own lives.
    He is a rare Indian who writes science fiction which is closer to the truth. A few of his ideas have already come true. Like the social problems created by the possibility of knowing the sex of the child while in the womb which he wrote up in a story in the 1970s.
    The shake-up and change are caused by The likes of These meteors:
    • ‘India that is Bharat…..’ – Why two names?
    • Get rid of the scientifically rejected superstitions.
    • No more Ramans, Boses, Sahas – Why?
    • Ignoring higher education–Why?
    • Science is significant, develop its temper.
    • Come out of the population trap.
    • Don’t litter, clean up your surroundings, it’s easy.
    • Technology is for the 21 st century.
    • Teach astronomy in schools; it will develop students’ minds.
    • Be professional in achieving your goal.
    • Media must come forward in presenting science to the masses.
    • Take a leaf out of the life of Michael Faraday.

  • Who Shares Your Grief (Reminiscence)
    Raj Budhiraja
    215 194

    Item Code: #KGP-152

    Availability: In stock

    WHO SHARES YOUR GRIEF
    How can a younger or elder member of house say that nothing belongs to him/her, rather everything belongs to him/her. The house, decoration of house, comfortable things, car, servants, job respect, honour etc. all belong to him/her only. Without getting more than that it cannot be said that ‘it is me.‘ Here none is king of Dvaraka who longs for the raw rice of Sudama. Here Sudama is busy in collecting his raw rice and Krishna is engaged in securing his throne. We are engaged in making our presence realized. In such a crowded situation what is the use of ‘ it is not mine.’ By experiencing the pleasure of possession over everything how one can say that nothing belongs to her or him. Gone are the days when rivers used to flow for others and trees used to bear fruits for others. Now everything is for self. To gain, put others down as much as you can -— whether physically, mentally or monetarilyi
  • Hindu Sanskars
    M.L. Ahuja
    395 356

    Item Code: #KGP-768

    Availability: In stock

    The SANSKARAS are rites of passage finding varied acceptance among religious adherents of Hinduism, Jainism and some schools of thought in Buddhism. Hinduism prescribes norms to groom youngsters with values. The values as reflected in sanskaras facilitate the process of adaptation of the behaviour patterns of our children and the process of their socialization. These sanskaras should inculcate in our children the norms to purify, refine and adorn their inner conscience.
    The book, Hindu Sanskaras Sacraments and Rituals in Life’s Journey, is an exposition of the principles enunciated in the Hindu scriptures. This profusely illustrated book provides guidelines for young boys and girls on the threshold of conjugal life. It provides them lucid explanation of sanskaras and human life, Hindu beliefs and rituals, essence of Hindu sanskaras, the Vedic and astrological concepts of garbadharan or conception of a child, naming of the baby, baby's first tonsure, importance of sacred thread ceremony, the process of conducting puja or veneration, the significance of idol worship, The underlying purpose of using bindi or tilak, the ritual of observing Karva Chaauth by married women  to pray for the longevity of their husbands, funeral rites and the system of ancestral worship yet form an essential ingredient of the book. The book also provides explanation of rituals like parikarma, ringing of bell, hovering of hands on lighted lamp after concluding prayer, the importance of 108 and breaking of coconut. 
    It is a useful book for all those wishing to know Indian culture, traditions and mythology. It needs to be read by parents for inculcating values among their children, and young boys and girls to carve an ideal approach in life.
  • The Great Horizon (Biography)
    Debabrata Dasgupta
    225 203

    Item Code: #KGP-342

    Availability: In stock

    The Great Horizon is a biographical novel on Sir Alexander Fleming, a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist. His best-known discoveries are the discovery of the enzyme lysozyme and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mold Penicillium notatum, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Chain.
    Discovery of penicillin has come naturally as a life-giver to mankind. Disease-torn distressed humans have got a means of longevity through this life-saver. It has contributed in no less measure, to the average human longevity crossing the figure of seventies. The bright rays of the antibiotics have dispersed the dark clouds of sickness and diseases, which overcast the sky of human destiny. All this has been made possible due to the physician named Alexander Fleming who discovered it in 1928 and unfolded a new horizon.
  • Repartee : Khushwant Singh
    Khushwant Singh
    395 356

    Item Code: #KGP-634

    Availability: In stock

    KHUSHWANT SINGH, India's iconic journalist and writer, whose works secured largest readership in the country, remains an enigma beyond his writings. His immense popularity and connectivity with his readers made him the common man's idol but his real persona remained in wraps. The 'dirty old man' ensconced in a bulb with a wicked grin and a fountain pen in hand was a far cry in real life.
    This collection of interviews and articles attempts to bring to light the real Khushwant as his family and close friends knew him. 
    A man who was constantly surrounded by beautiful women but remained faithfully wedded to his wife Kaval for 62 years  till she passed away, a man who wrote about wine, women and sex, but lived a life more simple and austere than a commoner, a man who was more disciplined in his fitness regime than men even half his age, a person  who wrote more books, articles and columns than any other journalist or writer in this country, and in a language, so simple that the common reader could comprehend. 
    Little do his readers know that the man famous for his jokes, his love for wine and women and his fierce agnosticism, was a great scholar in real life who wrote classics like A History of the Sikhs, taught comparative religion at Princeton University, was a passionate nature lover who wrote books like Nature Watch, was an art critic and had dabbled in sitar and painting at Shantiniketan in his youth.
    Khushwant Singh voiced his opinions openly and spoke his mind fearlessly through his column's for which he was honoured in 1998, with 'Honest Man of the Year Award and later in 2007 with Padma Vibhushan award.
    He remained reticent about his personal life while he lived. It is about time his loyal fans knew who the real Khushwant was.
  • The Story Of My Experiments With Truth (Autobiography)
    Mahtma Gandhi
    695 626

    Item Code: #KGP-576

    Availability: In stock

    A face we see all around us… everyday, even if we do not visit government offices. Teachings people swear by and entertained to in films. We still see his style being imitated in the political circles—that is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. One of the influencers of the millennium, the ‘half naked’ Indian man who shook the mightiest empire of the modern world, has a story to tell—his story. 
    An autobiography of Gandhi, the book starts with his birth, and ends with his experiences till 1921. The original manuscript was written in weekly installments in Gujarati by Gandhi, and was published weekly in his journal Navjivan from 1925 to 1929. It was later translated by Mahadev Desai in English, which too was published in installments in his other journal Young India.
    Unlike most autobiographies or biographies, Gandhi’s autobiography speaks about his fears, regrets, failures, struggles, and all that went through his mind while initiating and going through the experiments he conducted, in his and his immediate family’s lives. Gandhi hides nothing from his readers; he wants his experiences and experiments to reach out to people so that their life becomes worth living.
    Gandhi, through his lucid and simple style of writing, honest opinions, and candid narrations, takes us to the man who was ‘mahatma’ in his thoughts and actions.   
  • The Hanuman Factor (Self-Help)
    Anand Krishna
    345 311

    Item Code: #KGP-593

    Availability: In stock

    “Chaaron Jug Parataapa Tumhaaraa, Hai Parasidha Jagata Ujiyaaraa.”
    “Your glory is sung far and wide, and in all four ages; and, your radiance known to illumine the whole universe.”
    Shree Hanuman Chalisa (The Forty Verses of Hanuman) written towards the end of Tulasidas’s life is, perhaps, one of his last works. By this work, the great poet-cum- saint takes the reader back to a time where Truth is still pure, undiluted, free, and its movements not restricted by human logic and facts of the physical world.
    Shree Hanuman Chalisa brings us closer to the mysteries and myths of life. It is the acceptance of life as it is. Here, doubts are no longer entertained. There is no attempt to demystify life, for the mysterious can never ever be demystified.
    In this life-changing book, Lord Hanuman is extolled as the most successful spiritual Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of all times. One may ask, what is so mysterious about that? There is no dearth of successful CEOs in the world. And, spiritual beings are not scarce either. So, what is so special about Hanuman?
  • Thank You Idi Amin
    Mohezin Tejani
    595 536

    Item Code: #KGP-9011

    Availability: In stock

    Through adversity, a new life emerges
    Bouncing back from one of the horrific episodes of world history—Idi Amin’s expulsion of 80,000 Asians from Uganda— Mohezin Tejani presents a collection of true stories about being a global Muslim refugee.
    Liberated from the confines of his own culture by political realities, Tejani sets out to learn how to be rooted in the absence of a place to call home. His writing is a hypnotic bhangra dance through time and space where he deftly explores both geographical and psychological displacement. Yet it is precisely through such disorientation and a host of intercultural encounters that he eventually finds solace in being a ‘global village on two legs.’
    Thank You, Idi Amin portrays the intersecting points of congruence among humans that are neither from the East nor the West, nor the North or South, but are all part of a global compass navigating the new world of tomorrow.
  • Benaras : A Journey Within (Memoirs)
    Roli Jindal
    295 266

    Item Code: #KGP-345

    Availability: In stock

    Benaras – A city so beautiful, even the Ganges changed course and flowed north to be able to swing by it. Lord Shiva located this beautiful city on the tips of his trident, and came here to live the life of a householder with his wife. He is in the very spirit and very soul of the city. With Moksha promised to those that die here, Benarasis, it is said, want to make the most of their last life on earth. Eat, drink and be merry, for never again shall you live. Amazingly, in this day and age, a lot of those ‘eats’ and ‘drinks’ have still not travelled out of the city. With unique flavours, a distinct gharana of classical music, deep-rooted traditions of dance, a spectacular riverfront, a world-renowned seat of learning, a tolerant social fabric as rich as the luxurious saree, and the fabled Benarasi banter, life in Benaras is not the same as everywhere else.
    What is it like to live here? With local insight, Roli Jindal takes you beyond the tourist guides deep inside the heart of Benaras and shows you how this bustling, crowded city retains its spiritual core and its unique culture, while staying perfectly in sync with modern times. This is a personal, insider view of what life is like in this very interesting city.

  • The Kindling Touch (Biography)
    Debabrata Dasgupta
    295 266

    Item Code: #KGP-9012

    Availability: In stock

    t is not all to describe Madame Curie simply as a devoted scientist; she is a radiant milestone in the realm of modern science. Her whole life carries a divine message. The life that nurtured her, gave her feed for the mind and body, was not at all strewn with flowers. Rather, feelings of want, insecurity and doubts tried to strangle her like the tentacles of an octopus. In the dark, deep jungle of uncertainties that was her early life, where there were chances of slippage at every step, she had ventured forward with resolution and courage and finally reached her glorious destination.
  • Reality Repair (Self-Help)
    William Cottringer
    695 626

    Item Code: #KGP-9013 A

    Availability: In stock

    Something very important is missing in the world today and it’s no secret as to what it is. It is sad but true that common sense isn’t common anymore. The problems we face in living today, require something that has been lost—a collective consciousness of common sense. Some say that it has been bred out of the human gene pool. That is serious business! 
    I have studied long-term success all my professional life and I can tell you the most important common denominator—that success is built on a foundation of common sense. Without it, success is just a fleeting dream of rambling images. No one in the history of the world has achieved genuine success and the real peace of heart that comes with it, without learning and using good old common sense.
    Reality Repair is a book of common sense. This book gives you 7 simple ways to improve your store of it that guarantees more success than you can imagine. Here are the seven simple ways to find the valuable 5% truth that is hidden away in the 95% worthless, non-sensical information overload that doubles every two years:
    •  Purpose
    •  Principles
    •  Perspectives
    •  Passions
    •  Polarizations
    •  Priorities
    •  Problems
    Reality Repair admits funny mistakes and offers plenty of practical solutions to improve success in these seven important areas of living, working and relating. It is your easy-to-read guide to start going from surviving to thriving.
  • India's Gift To The Globe : Bhagvad Gita (Education)
    Onkar Singh Dewal
    295 266

    Item Code: #KGP-9017

    Availability: In stock

    India's Gift To The Globe Bhagvad Gita Seen through Educational Lens
    Study of spiritual literatures of the world build our inner strengths for self-transformation and self-re-engineering. Inner strength broadens our outlook, promotes culture of peace and help us to celebrate differences. It also helps us to stand against violence, social evils, political ills and economic imbalances.
    The Bhagvad Gita is the cream of Vedic literature and has inexhaustible spiritual treasure that has guided all people, of different religions, race and times. Regular reading of the Gita promotes positive thinking (be good to all loZHkwr fgrs jrk) rejects negativity (v}s"Vk loZ Hkwrkuke~), promote devi sampada and reject asuri sampada. The Gita guides us to promote collaborative activities (ijLija Hkko;Ur) and work for the social good (yksd laxzg). above all it helps us to improve and uplift ourlselves by our own efforts (m¼jsr vkReuk vkRekue~) and develop manly quality (ikSj"ka u`"kq).
    Sri Kanak Malji Duggar, Chancellor, IASE Deemed University and President, Gandhi Vidya Mandir, Sardar Sahar, prompted me to write it as a resource book for teachers and students of education and human values.
  • Face Your Fears (Self-Help)
    David Tolin
    695 626

    Item Code: #KGP-355

    Availability: In stock

    Everyone experiences fear and anxiety, but when fear begins to dominate your life, it can be devastating. You don’t have to live that way. Whether you suffer from moderate anxiety or debilitating fear, a specific phobia, obsessive- compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, or any other form of anxiety, Face Your Fears will change the way you think about fear and what to do about it.
    This up-to-date, evidence-based, user-friendly self-help guide to beating phobias and over-coming anxieties walks you step by step through the process of choosing courage and freedom over fear. In Face Your Fears, celebrated therapist Dr. David Tolin introduces a highly effective and scientifically proven treatment called exposure therapy, in which you gradually confront your fears. Drawing on moving stories from the hundreds of patients he has treated successfully, Dr. Tolin defines the six different types of anxiety and helps you determine which type you need to overcome. He guides you step by step through the gradual exposure process as you learn how to eliminate crutches and safety behaviors, address scary thoughts, and examine the evidence. You’ll learn how to track your progress and you’ll feel yourself taking back control of your life one exposure at a time.
    With Dr. Tolin’s gentle, confident guidance, you will learn to face and beat:
    • Fears of specific situations or objects (such as animals, heights, and blood)
    • Fears of body sensations (including panic attacks and health anxieties)
    • Social and performance fears (fears of social interaction, public speaking, and asserting yourself)
    • Obsessive fears (including fears of contamination and imperfection as well as scary thoughts)
    • Excessive worries (such as worrying about everything and intolerance of uncertainty)
    • Post-traumatic fears (fears of trauma-related situations and painful memories)
    Once you feel better, Dr. Tolin helps you maintain your newfound freedom for years to come. By understanding and preparing for circumstances that might cause your fear to return, you can take practical steps to prevent it from coming back and to overcome it quickly if it does.
    You know what it feels like to live in fear. Now it’s time to rediscover what life feels like without it. Face Your Fears delivers the no-nonsense, scientifically proven tools you need to take control of your life and your future. Dr. Tolin walks you step by step through the process of choosing courage and freedom over fear.
  • Turn Your Life Around With Reiki (Self-Help)
    Anil Bhatnagar
    525 473

    Item Code: #KGP-7826

    Availability: In stock

    Reiki is an ancient Japanese energy-healing system of remarkable ease and efficacy that heals at the very causal level. The Reiki energy can be felt by the sender and receiver both, and when photographed by scientists through Kirlian photography it appears to be a laser-like beam emanating from the practitioner’s hands.
    Working from the idea that all human problems and diseases result from the illusion of separateness, Reiki re-establishes our lost connection with ourselves and the oneness that surrounds us in a multiplicity of forms. Reiki can be used to heal yourself and others. When practiced regularly, Reiki begins to bring an all round change in life’s quality and does not leave any aspect of life untouched with its blessings.
    The uses and applications of Reiki are limited only by our own imagination, which is why it is being acquired and practiced by doctors, engineers, healing practitioners, masseurs, physical therapists, psychologists, students, house wives, executives, corporate leaders, people who are interested in personal growth and by people who are simply curious.
  • Reverse Your Thoughts Reverse Your Diseases (Self-Help)
    Anil Bhatnagar
    495 446

    Item Code: #KGP-641

    Availability: In stock

    Like an artist who expresses herself on canvas with colors, our thoughts do so on the canvas of life (health included). Health or diseases, therefore, do not come by chance; they are created through our mental processes—though unknowingly.
    As per Psychoneuroimmunology, a new branch of science that studies the mind-body connection, the thoughts and emotions that we choose get instantly transformed into chemicals. These chemicals are, effectively, either self- administered injections of ‘slow poisons’ or of ‘healing medicines’ that eventually freeze into and become our physical states, i.e. the way we feel physically in our bodies—dis-eased or eased (i.e., healthy).
    Reverse Your Thoughts, Reverse Your Diseases is your guide to retrace your path back towards health from diseases through the same route whence these came from, i.e. through the route of your thoughts, emotions, beliefs and imagination. The book shares with you symptoms, emotional causes, metaphysical reasons, affirmations and dietary suggestions for averting and curing over 150 diseases . . . along with power-packed strategies for liberating you from corrosive thoughts and emotions.
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