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Amrita Sher-Gill: A Self-Portrait in Letters & Writings

Rs. 5,750.00

This self-portrait in two volumes of the iconic Indian painter represents more than a life. For in this Amrita’s extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals in their entirety. There are full-colour reproductions of 147 paintings by the artist; this is a definitive volume on the art and writings on the artist.

Make Your Brain Work

Amy Brann, Rs. 395.00

This work provides us with greater understanding on how the brain works and also gives us useful tools on how to make the brain work for each of us.

Tribal Arts in India

Rs. 1,400.00

The Inventory presented in this volume is the official inventory of collections in possession of the Tribal Research and Training Institutes set up or supported by the Government of India.

Inspiration Meditation & Personal Wellbeing

Ken Mellor, Rs. 300.00

This book offers ways of integrating various dimensions of everyday living with Life, so that we can benefit from the freedom, meaning and purpose Life offers us all.

Making Health Care Whole

Christina M. Puchalski & Betty Ferrell, Rs. 450.00

The goal of the series is to explore and study the relationship between spirituality and health in a concise and readable format. It will seek to integrate spirituality into medicine on a scientific basis.

Conversations With Mani Ratnam

Baradwaj Rangan,

Rs. 799.00

For the first time Mani Ratnam opens up to the author about his art, as well as his life before films. In these freewheeling conversations many aspects of his films are explored.

100 Ideas That Changed Art

Michael Bird, Rs. 1,859.00

One hundred is an arbitrary number. But what matters is that each idea has its own distinct history in art. The author has kept in mind and given precedence to practice over theory. The ideas are those that shaped the ways in which artists worked rather than how their work was thought and written about.

Understanding Vedanta

Dhruv S. Kaji, Rs. 400.00

Based on the wisdom of the Upanishads this book is an insightful introduction to the teachings of Vedanta in a contemporary manner without compromising its traditional contents.

An Introduction to Ayurveda

M. S. Valiathan, Rs. 225.00

This book seeks to acquaint the readers with the evolution of Ayurveda from being a faith-based system to what is now regarded as a reason-based one. It covers the important branches of Ayurveda, the techniques and instruments that were developed and used.

The Accidental Apprentice

Vikas Swarup, Rs. 350.00

What would you do if, out of the blue, a billionaire industrialist decided to make you the CEO of his company? There is only one catch: you need to pass seven tests from the ‘textbook of life.’ This is a suspenseful tale of the power of dreams, the lure of money and the need to know who we are.

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