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India has always remained a center of attraction for the world, be it for her technological prowess today or for being one of the oldest civilizations with magic, mystic & abundant prosperity. Till recently, she was looked on as a mystical country with many misconceptions. However, this mystical & magical power stems from her history that is captured in this book, with attractive illustrations supporting the exhaustive text. The home to the most advanced Indus Valley civilization, the land of The Ramayana & Mahabharata, Kingdoms of various dynasties, such as Mauryas, Guptas, Chalukyas that ruled & prospered in the ancient days, not to forget the showcase of the glory of Mughal Architecture, India has fascinated not only Indians, but the entire populace of the world Perhaps, this proves to be the reason behind so many invasions by the Aryans, Greeks, Mongols, Persians, French & British in ancient times. This book is a treasure-trove, if you want to learn about India’s history, detailing its mystical charms since the Vedic period until its independence in 1947 & beyond.
At the insistence of Swami Anand, Gandhi ji set upon to record his autobiography, covering his life from early childhood to 1920. The Story of My Experiments with Truth lists the life experiences of Gandhi ji, all of which contributed to his spiritual evolvement, and in turn, influenced his way of thinking. The book reflects his thoughts during the events that finally led to the movement of Swaraj. Gandhi’s inner conflicts, as described in the book, portray him as a common Indian man, to whom people can easily relate. This book is a must read, as it is a live example of how modesty, wisdom and truth adapt themselves in the making of a Mahatma.