Category: Religion/Spirituality

Book Review: The Yoga of the Nine Emotions by Peter Marchand

Genre: Philosophy The title got my attention and after reading the blurb I wanted to find out: What’s prescribed in the book to control our emotions instead of letting them control us? First: What’s Rasa? “A Rasa (Sanskrit for ‘essence’ ‘juice’) denotes an essential mental state and is the dominant emotional theme of a work […]

BOOK REVIEW: Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise By Thich Nhat Hanh

Genre: Religion/Spirituality. Buy: Amazon “Silence is essential. We need silence, just as much as we need air, just as much as plants need light. If our minds are crowed with words and thoughts, there is no space for us.” ~~ Thich Nhat Hanh (Book: Silence) There were only two simple reasons to get ‘Silence By […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Witch of Portobello By Paulo Coelho

Genre: Fiction/Spirituality Buy: Amazon Every time you reread a book you discover something new. It’s like they speak to you every time you pick one of them to reread and once again they reveal something intriguing. I can say this about most of Paulo Coelho books. (Or Maybe it’s just a change in perspective as […]

BOOK REVIEW: God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

Genre: Religion/Non-Fiction Buy: Amazon How to avoid the ‘siren call’ of a book with such an attention-grabbing title? I don’t know about others, but I can’t. Also, considering most of us wouldn’t want to lock horns with religion, I wanted to read ‘God is not Great’ without a doubt. For most of us, shaking beehive […]

BOOK REVIEW: The God Delusion By Richard Dawkins

Genre: Non-Fiction/Religion Buy: Amazon Was I aware of Mr. Richard Dawkins few months ago? The answer is No. So how I found The Book? By random chance of course! If you keep browsing the internet aimlessly, two things can happen to you–either you’d find something interesting or would end up straining your eyes on useless […]


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