Book of the Month

Marriage: 100 Stories Around India's Favourite Ritual
By Devdutt Pattanaik

Why do Hindus feed their ancestors? Why is burning the dead preferred to the building of tombs? Are Swarga and Naraka not the Hindu equivalent of Heaven and Hell? Does Hinduism have a concept like Judgement Day? What is the impact of death on Hindu notions of womanhood and caste?   Is the Vedic approach […]