The Independent Mind
Osho has taught for many years that meditation is not a religious exercise but a scientific method to understand what the mind is, and how it works, and to learn how to create a healthy distance the programmed and robot-like mechanism that seems to be dominating our lives and decisions and activities more and more – and not always in a positive way. The Independant Mind teaches us the importance that our minds play in determining and giving direction, on many levels, to our lives.
You Too Can
You Too Can by Prakash Iyer takes you up close and personal with twenty Indian entrepreneurs as they share what inspired them, what keeps them going and what we can all learn from them. You Too Can is filled with stories that celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit. Stories of success, and struggle and survival too.
The Indian Pantry
From food columnist and star journalist Vir Sanghvi comes The Indian Pantry, a collection of insightful, witty and myth-busting pieces about the ingredients in our kitchens. In his distinctive, no-holds-barred style, Sanghvi introduces the reader to not only the Indian pantry but also the culture, history and unique experiences that make Indian food so popular around the world.
Stop Reading the News: How to Cope with the Information Overload and Think More Clearly
Stop Reading the News is Dobelli’s manifesto about the dangers of the most toxic form of information – news. He shows the damage it does to our concentration and well-being, and how a misplaced sense of duty can misdirect our behaviour. From the author of the bestselling The Art of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli’s book offers the reader guidance about how to live without news, and the many potential gains to be had: less disruption, more time, less anxiety, more insights. In a world of increasing disruption and division, Stop Reading the News is a welcome voice of calm and wisdom
Notes of a Dream
For the first time, a nation’s pride – winner of National Film awards, Oscars, Grammys and hearts – opens up about his philosophies: hope, perseverance, positivity and love. From his early days as a composer of advertisement jingles to his first big break in feature films, from his keenness to integrate new technology with good old-fashioned music scores to the founding of his music school, from his resounding entry on to the international stage to his directorial debut, from his philanthropy to his inner life, Notes of a Dream captures Rahman’s extraordinary success story with all the rhythm and melody, the highs and lows, of a terrific soundtrack by the man himself.
Rumi’s Little Book of Love and Laughter
“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”—Rumi.
For Rumi, anything that human beings do however compulsive affords a glimpse into the inner life. Here are more than 40 fables or teaching stories that deal with love, laughter, death, betrayal and the soul.
10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in this Strange World
For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuous memory: spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the birth of a yearned-for son; bubbling vats of lemon and sugar to wax women’s legs while men are at prayer; the cardamom coffee she shares with a handsome student in the brothel where she works. Each fading memory brings back the friends she made in her bittersweet life – friends who are now desperately trying to find her…
Shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize, 10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak is a vibrant tale of Middle Eastern life.
What Your Clutter Is Trying to Tell You
What Your Clutter Is Trying to Tell You is not your typical ‘clear your clutter and be happy’ story. It spills the beans on why you haven’t been motivated to handle the mess, and it shows you how to use your clutter as a catalyst for growth so you can create more space, prosperity, and peace in your life.