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Tale of triumph — or disillusionment?
THE PARTIAL MEMOIRS OF V.K.R.V. RAO: S. L. Rao — Editor; Oxford University Press, YMCA Library Building, Jai Singh Road, New Delhi-110001. Also available at ``Oxford House'', Anna Salai, Chennai-600002. Rs. 445. THIS BOOK must be ... More

Ecology in Puranas
ENVIRONMENT IN PURANAS — Proceedings of the Seminar Organized During the Sanskrit Year Celebrations: Prof. K. T. Pandurangi— Editor; Pub. by Dvaita Vedanta Study and Research Centre, 33/163, 10th B Main, I Block, Jayanagar, ... More
Towards local self-governance
THE STATE OF PANCHAYATS — A Participatory Perspective: Manoj Rai, Malini Nambiar, Sohini Paul, Sangeeta Singh and Satinder Sahni; Published by Sanskriti, C-9020, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070. Rs. 695. PANCHAYATS — COUNCILS ... More
Socio-political history of Bhutan
HIMALAYAN KINGDOM BHUTAN — Tradition, Transition and Transformation: A.C. Sinha; Indus Publishing Company, FS-5, Tagore Garden, New Delhi-110027. Rs. 450. THE BOOK under review is literally a Himalayan work in terms of the ... More
Poetic work on hill temple
KOLAVARAI THUYILARANGAN CHARITAM Part-I: G. John Samuel, English rendering by Prema Nandakumar; Institute of Asian Studies, Chemmancherry, Chennai-600119. Rs. 600. THIS PURANIC legend, centres around Ranganatha, the presiding deity of ... More
Treatise on change management
MANAGEMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE — Leveraging transformation: K. Harigopal; Response Books, a division of Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd., 32 M-Block Market, Greater Kailash-I, New Delhi-110048. Rs. 295. INNOVATE, OR ... More
`Universal way of life'
A STUDY OF HINDUISM: Dharm Dee Singh; Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 576, Masjid Road, Jungpura, New Delhi-110014. Rs. 425. THE AUTHOR of the book under review is by profession a geneticist. He has served as Director and Professor of ... More
Programmes for school children
ONE MILLION CHILDREN — Success For All: Robert E. Slavin, Nancy A. Madden; Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd., M 32 Market, Greater Kailash I, New Delhi-110048. $. 39.95 (paperback). THE PROGRAMME known as "Success For All" ... More
Study of freedom and causation
FREEDOM AND CAUSATION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HEGEL'S OVERCOMING OF KANT: Raghwendra Pratap Singh; Om Publications, 1643A, Sector 29, Housing Board Colony, Faridabad-121008. Rs. 300. THE CONCEPTS of freedom and causation are the ... More
Learning from mistakes
WHAT WENT WRONG? Kiran Bedi; UBS Publishers' Distributors Ltd., 5, Ansari Road, New Delhi-110002. Rs. 175. THIS IS a collection of uncensored narrations by individuals who volunteered to share with others what went wrong in their ... More
Modern poetry in Telugu
SAPTATI OKA LIPTA GA — A collection of poems: Dr. C. Narayana Reddy; Viswambhara Vision Publications, Hyderabad. Copies available from Visalandhra Publishing House, 4-1-435, Bank Street, Vignan Bhavan, Hyderabad-500003. Rs. ... More
Temples of Kanchi
KANCHIYIN KAVINMIGU KOVILGAL: T.V.R. Chari; Sri Kanchi Kamakshi Ambal Devasthanam Sarada Navarathri Kalai Nigazhchigal Trust, 15-A, Kalaandar Street, Kancheepuram-631502. Rs. 50. KNOWN AS the ``City of Temples,'' Kancheepuram is one of the ... More
Literature anthology
BADAVARA NAGUVINA SHAKTHI: Collection of articles on Dr. Siddalingaiah's literature, edited by H. Dandappa; Published by Ankita Pustaka, 53, Shamsingh Complex, Gandhi Bazar Main Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore-560004. Rs. 150. THE WORK ... More
A forgotten art
PRIYAPPETA AZHICODINU: Letters compiled by Dr. Sukumar Azhicode; Current Books, Round West, Thrissur-680001. Rs. 100. GREAT HISTORIANS and thinkers of the past millennium have enriched Malayalam literature. Any correspondence between ... More

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