Hari Haran

Author, Dermatologist, Teacher, Family man.


Sun Sign


Three things people don’t know about you?

I am a foodie, I love science fiction, I'm choosy about people.

What’s your greatest fear?

Fear of rejection.

What is your greatest achievement?

The place I'm now in my life.

High point of your life?

Publishing my first book, 'Butterflies, Parathas and The Bhagavad Gita'.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Kalki (From an old Tamil film of the same name).

Who is your favorite fictional villain?


Who are your favorite authors?

Sri Aurobindo, Parker Palmer.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Essays on the Gita, Path of Sri Ramana, A General Theory of Love, Courage to Teach, Cutting for Stone.

Is there a book you love to reread?

Courage to Teach.

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

7G Rainbow Colony, Subramaniapuram, Inglorious Bastards, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Lion.

One Superpower you wish you had?

Switch off people's mental chatter at will.

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

He kept striving.

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

For all those, I'd love to be born in the Gupta Period, the Golden age of India.

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

To write beautiful poetry.

When and where do you write ?

Any place that's comfortable and alone.

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

The thing is...

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Mindless comedies.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Create from your heart.

Hari Haran is a dermatologist who practises in Coimbatore. He is a sadhak belonging to Sri Ramananda ashram of Palakkad, an ashram of long Advaitic lineage. A former editor of his college magazine, he is passionate about storytelling and teaching. He teaches part-time at Yellow Train, a progressive school in Coimbatore.

No media found.

No interviews found.

No videos found.

1942 Amsterdam Ave NY (212) 862-3680 chapterone@qodeinteractive.com
[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
Free shipping
for orders over 50%