Arjuna is the immortal tale of one of India’s greatest heroes. These pages retell in riveting detail the story of the Pandava Warrior-Prince who has captured the imagination of millions across centuries. This is the intense and human story of his loves, friendship, ambitions, weaknesses and follies, as well as his untimely death and revival, his stint as a eunuch, and the innermost reaches of his thoughts.Told in a refreshingly modern and humourous style and set against the staggering backdrop of the Mahabharata. Arjuna’s story appeals equally to the average, discerning reader and the scholar. It spans the epic journey from before his birth, when omens foretold his greatness, across the fabled, wondrous landscape that was his life.
The best things come in small packages… self-help, motivation, philosophy, social commentary and humour, are all rolled into this little book of quotes and snippets. Ideal for the office shelf, bedtime reading or stress-busting short breaks, this handy, easy-to-carry volume, does not have any one lesson to share, but many – which one can come back to again and again whenever one wishes to.
In order to get what you want, you must act; and in order to act, you must apply force. And it is a self-evident proposition that the force to be applied is one within yourself… whether you seek health, wealth, development, position or happiness, you must apply your own inward force… you cannot get it in any other way. ~ Walter D. Wattles
Setu and Anila stopped just short of the first forest, Sukaan – which was the only way to the dark woods of Ula. Anila’s legs trembled as they stood there looking at the enormity of the dark woods. “If this is Sukaan, how frightening will Ula be? She wondered. As they made their way slowly through the thickets in the dead of the night, Setu and Anila could not help but be overwhelmed by the majestic Silver Oaks, the coolness of the swaying fronds, and the swoosh of the tall shrubs that seemed to warn the trespassers of the impending danger they were getting closer to..
The Speed of Time is the most unusual book on popular science that you will read. The world you live in is stranger than fiction¡K as you read this, you exist in other places at the same time. Do not regret having missed the chance to realize your dreams, for you may just have fulfilled it in another universe..