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THE KIPLING ROAD

THE KIPLING ROAD

‘‘Remember the old road, The steep stony path That took us up from Rajpur, Toiling and sweating And grumbling at the climb, But enjoying it all the same...’ From ‘Remember the Old Road’ by Ruskin Bond Sometimes, a journey can be of discovery. And, in this compilation, Ruskin Bond has discovered hair-raising stories of other people’s journeys, taken many many years ago. Bond describes the old track from Rajpur to Mussorie, surrounded by Oak trees and colonial buildings in ‘The Kipling Road’. Braving blizzards and bandits, M. Huc takes a momentous journey to Ladakh in ‘Journey to the Forbidden City’, while Osa Johnson, the only woman adventurer in the book, gives her awe-inspiring account of cannibals in ‘A Woman Among Cannibals’. Be it travelling for shikar or search for new lands or just for survival, this book is packed with action!

151 Quick Ideas to Deal with Difficult People: Confront Conflicts and Manage Disputes

151 Quick Ideas to Deal with Difficult People: Confront Conflicts and Manage Disputes

If you ever wished you could have that one formula to deal with difficult People at work, well eureka, you just found one. 151 Quick Ideas to Deal with Difficult People is a one-stop shop on how to Face challenging employees and co-workers.
The extensive topics in this book deal with how to handle characters ranging from Bunglers to Backstabbers to Bullies. Few Books on difficult employees, if any, offer such an extensive assortment of the characters you're likely to encounter at Work and how best to deal with them.

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi is the story of the life of Paramahansa Yogananda (January 5, 1893–March 7, 1952) first published in 1946. Born as Mukunda Lal Ghosh in Gorakhpur, India, into a Bengali family, this book takes the reader on a journey into the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual Figures of both the East and West. Beginning from his childhood, his Family life, to finding his guru and becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation, this book allows the reader to see the spiritual yearning of the man and how he realizes that over the years. It draws on both his Personal experiences—anecdotes and meetings with eminent spiritual personalities, his association with nineteenth-century master Lahiri Mahasaya who had prophesized the writing of this book—as well as how he travels across America lecturing and establishing his teachings in Los Angeles, California.
Autobiography of a Yogi is an introduction to the methods of attaining God-realization and emphasizes the value of Kriya Yoga and a life of self-respect, calmness, determination, simple diet and regular exercise. It has been in print for the last seventy years and has been translated into over forty languages. It has been highly acclaimed as a spiritual classic and is designated as one of the ‘100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the 20th Century.’

Yoga and Diet for Ailments

Yoga and Diet for Ailments

Yoga and Diet for Ailments provides holistic solutions for almost every common, and several uncommon, illnesses. Ranging from digestive disorders such as acidity, diarrhoea, constipation and piles; respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis and the common cold; disorders of the nervous system such as insomnia, panic attacks, Parkinson’s disease and stroke; to various other ailments such as allergies, incontinence, osteoporosis and vertigo, this handy guide tells you the right foods to eat and the yogic exercises that will help alleviate the disease. The author has also given the effect of each practice alongside the exercise, for better understanding and selection. Apart from that, it also contains yogic cleansing methods for detoxification, Meditation techniques, useful Yoga asanas and delicious yet healthy recipes.
Written by a Yoga therapist with more than three-and-a-half-decades of experience, this all-in-one book is sure to solve all your dietary and medicinal needs, using natural ingredients and techniques.

Women Extraordinaire: A Novel

Women Extraordinaire: A Novel

The birth of an extraordinary woman sets in motion a dynasty that survives the vicissitudes of life for three generations.

This is the story of Kaushalya, the sole heiress of a rich family, a girl who dares to dream and lives life on her own terms, questioning age-old customs and traditions. Kaushalya's life sees many ups and downs, from a fairy-tale childhood in an affluent Family to marrying into a middle-class one, from being a young widow with a child to marrying her devar. In the background, the country and Kaushalya's land Punjab, suffer the ravages of Partition. Kaushalya's resilience is passed on to the other Women of the Family in the coming generations, all of whom look up to her as an example and follow the values she laid down for them.

Women Extraordinaire is a saga of the lives of five Women of indomitable spirit, who refuse to crumble under pressure or give up because of the cruel twists of fate.

Winning In India: Secrets of the World's Most Complex Market

Winning In India: Secrets of the World's Most Complex Market

Even though India is the world's most challenging place to do business, those who are hungry for success can win! Winning in India features the success secrets of five extraordinary individuals who are among the most successful Business leaders of India. Real estate pioneer K.P. Singh dreamt of turning Gurgaon into India's first 'millennium city', to cater to the nation's aspirations for growth. Gurgaon is a resounding proof of how his company, DLF Limited, got things done without Government infrastructure. Hari S. Bhartia encountered strong entry barriers when his company, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., ventured into the highly-competitive pharmaceutical sector, but his single-minded focus on producing low-cost Drugs proved to be a winner. A first-generation entrepreneur, Sunil Bharti Mittal has truly leveraged the volumes that the Indian market offers, especially in telecom (Bharti Airtel) and retail (Bharti Retail). Padma Bhushan awardee Analjit Singh is the man behind the success of Max India Limited. He has not only transformed the Healthcare sector in India, but also played a significant role in making India a destination for medical tourism. Her Group's Sunil Kant Munjal rode past obstacles and turned them into Opportunities by exploiting India's market potential. In Winning in India, the authors Samarjit Singh and Amit Burman, who themselves run very large companies, have distilled the Business learnings of five titans of industry across ten themes and combined them with their own experiences to create a racy read. Written in a simple and actionable format, this is a compelling manifesto for success in the Indian market.

What I Didn’t Expect When I was Expecting

What I Didn’t Expect When I was Expecting

As a career-driven professional, things were fairly organized and predictable in this woman’s life—that is, until she became a mother. What I Didn’t Expect When I Was Expecting chronicles a mom’s tempestuous journey, as she raises three children, moves continents and Handles the demands of a high-pressure job.
What follow are rollicking anecdotes—of a mother, teetering on the brink of sleep-deprivation-induced-delirium, picking up new survival skills. These include strengthening her reflexes to dodge Food projectiles; learning the art of controlling weak bladder muscles; and remaining sober during children’s birthday parties. Along the way, we’re also witness to her comical (albeit failed) attempts at becoming a ‘tiger mom’! What I Didn’t Expect When I Was Expecting highlights a mother’s struggle as she strives to strike a balance between her Children and her career by ‘leaning in’ without toppling over.

Unforgettable: The Iconic Women of South Indian Cinema

Unforgettable: The Iconic Women of South Indian Cinema

'Passionate and insightful, this book is a must buy for cinema buffs and women.' - Bhavna Somayya, film critic and journalist

Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Swiss Desert

Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Swiss Desert

We're lucky we can eat chocolate,' said Uncle Leo. 'There are places where it's dangerous to eat chocolate.' 'Dangerous to eat chocolate?' I said. 'Where?' 'I'll tell you about it,' said Uncle Leo. Uncle Leo is no ordinary uncle, he's one-of-a-kind - he's an adventurer, a traveller, a magician, all rolled into one. Join him as he tells Andy and his brother Graham all about his adventures in the Swiss Desert - from being a superstar in Nullistan to finding a miraculous Medicine that can cure all illness; from a thrilling encounter with the People of Chocolateland, who worship all things sweet, to being turned into a living doll in the land of monsters! Funny and endearing, the third book in the Uncle Leo series brings to life the magic of storytelling, accompanied by lively and colourful illustrations. Books in the series: Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Romanian Steppes Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Siberian Jungle Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Swiss Desert Uncle Leo's Adventures at the West Pole Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Sahara Forests

Uncle Leo's Adventures at the West Pole

Uncle Leo's Adventures at the West Pole

Graham says that Boys always like soccer,' I said. 'So maybe I don't like Soccer because I used to be half woman,' said Uncle Leo. 'What? You used to be half woman? When?' 'When I was visiting the Unfarious tribe,' said Uncle Leo. Uncle Leo is no ordinary uncle, he's one - of - a - kind - he's an adventurer, a traveller, a magician, all rolled into one. Join him as he tells Andy and his brother Graham all about his adventures at the West Pole - from falling down and losing his Memory while searching for hidden treasure to being turned into half man, half woman to fight a terrible monster; from being captured and experimented upon in Professor Scientifani's lab to dreaming a dream from which he can never wake up! Funny and endearing, the fourth book in the Uncle Leo series brings to life the magic of storytelling, accompanied by lively and colorful illustrations.

Books in the series:

  • Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Romanian Steppes
  • Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Siberian Jungle
  • Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Swiss Desert
  • Uncle Leo's Adventures at the West Pole
  • Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Sahara Forests

Things You Ought to Know -  Natural Surroundings

Things You Ought to Know - Natural Surroundings

Engaging for kids and adults alike, the Things You Ought to Know series strikes the right chord between learning and fun!. Full of interesting information on various topics, from animals, plants and trees to waterbodies and aquatic life, Things You Ought to Know – Natural Surroundings is sure to amaze and astonish you with little-known facts about this wondrous planet we call home. It will encourage you to look around yourself more carefully – for you never know what you might observe!.

Find many fascinating facts in this book such as:

  • A strawberry is the only fruit that bears its seeds on the outside.
  • Eating grapes can prove to be fatal for dogs.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • A queen termite can live up to 50 years.

Compiled by noted academician Terry O’ Brien, this is a must-read for trivia and quiz buffs.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: “The Book of the Spiritual Man”

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: “The Book of the Spiritual Man”

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, a foundational Yoga text, forms part of the corpus of Sutra Literature dating back to India's Mauryan period. The purpose of this text is to reveal the practical means for the birth of the spiritual being from the psychical body and to indicate the glory and power of this rebirth. In this text, writer, journalist and theosophist, Charles Johnston sets forth Patanjali’s instructions in an understandable manner, so as to make his learnings accessible to all.

Tunnel of Varanavat: Mahabharat Reimagined

Tunnel of Varanavat: Mahabharat Reimagined

Badri, chief miner of the Kuru empire and a soldier with a dark past, has given up the glamorous life of a Kshatriya and lives like an ordinary citizen, hiding in the intricate mesh of tunnels he has created for the protection of the royals. But when Prince Duryodhan hatches yet another conspiracy to kill the Pandavs, this Time by burning them in Purochan’s house of lak at Varanavat, it is only Badri who can save them. On this mission, he has to deal with treacherous cannibals, rebel leader Janaki and mercenary Durjan. He also needs to rekindle love with soldier-soulmate Urvashi and fight his biggest enemy Vishnu. At the same Time he must conquer the demons within. Will he succeed in saving the Pandavs—and himself?
Set in the mystical World of the Mahabharata, Tunnel of Varanavat explores the physical and spiritual transformation of a reluctant warrior.

The Tantric Curse

The Tantric Curse

On an amavasya night, eight-year-old Rhea mysteriously lands at the Doors of Shaktidham, a Tantric house of worship, in a trance. Realizing that she is blessed with unusual faculties, the guru of Shaktidham, Satya, chooses her as a disciple over his own son, Krishnam, to carry on his lineage, a privilege previously bestowed only to males. But the lineage has been cursed for generations, and it is up to Rhea to either break the curse or perish in the attempt.
Will she succeed in her endeavour? Will her love for Krishnam become an obstacle in her path? The Tantric Curse, an unusual story set in the World of Tantra that aims to dispel most of the myths about the practice, will keep you spellbound till the very last page.

The Story of My Life

The Story of My Life

‘The greatest woman of our age.’—Winston Churchill

At the tender age of nineteen months, Helen Keller contracted a disease that severely impaired her hearing and sight. After seeking help from several people, she was finally directed to the Perkins Institute for the Blind, where she met Anne Sullivan, a woman who would change her life. Anne’s unorthodox teaching methods and her steadfast determination to reach out to other People helped Helen learn to speak, and read and write Braille. Eventually, she became an inspirational speaker, an advocate for those physically challenged, a socialist, pacifist and suffragist. This memoir, written while Helen was a student at Radcliffe College (she went on to become the first blind person to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree) is an inspirational and moving account of a girl who triumphs over odds that might seem impossible to most, with the help and support of her ‘teacher’, Anne Sullivan.

The Political Philosophy of the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings

The Political Philosophy of the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings

The spiritual leader of the displaced Tibetan people, one of the foremost Buddhist thinkers of the world, and the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace, 1989, the 14th Dalai Lama is also well known for being a messenger of peace and goodwill. His political Philosophy has guided not only Tibetans for many decades, but has fascinated the rest of the world.

The Political Philosophy of the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings

The Political Philosophy of the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings

The spiritual leader of the displaced Tibetan people, one of the foremost Buddhist thinkers of the world, and the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace, 1989, the 14th Dalai Lama is also well known for being a messenger of peace and goodwill. His political Philosophy has guided not only Tibetans for many decades, but has fascinated the rest of the world.

The Mullaperiyar Water War: The Dam That Divided Two States

The Mullaperiyar Water War: The Dam That Divided Two States

Built in the late 1800s, the Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala was meant to divert the waters of the Periyar River to the arid areas of Madurai in what is now Tamil Nadu, following a 999-year lease with the British government. Today, though, the Engineering marvel has turned into a bone of contention between two states, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, over Tamil Nadu's insistence to increase the dam's height and Kerala's concerns regarding safety. This dispute has led to widespread riots and protests in both the states. In May 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of Tamil Nadu, but the protests and apprehensions regarding a possible dam burst continue. Water Woes, a timely, insightful exploration of the dispute, examines all aspects of the burning issue of livelihood versus safety. Using meticulous Research as well as interviews with Government officials, technical experts, police personnel and the common People of both states, at times risking his safety, the author brings out the points of view of both sides. He also shows how water wars will become a major issue not just between states, but between countries, in times to come. This book is a must-read to understand the importance of resolving a simmering issue which might explode in the near future.

The Moonstone: A Romance

The Moonstone: A Romance

Generally considered the first detective novel written in the English language, The Moonstone is an intricate and gripping tale of murder and mystery.

Colonel Herncastle, a corrupt English veteran, acquires the Moonstone a massive diamond through theft and murder during the Siege of Seringapatam. He bequeaths it to his niece Rachel, who is unaware of the bloody History of the stone, and of the legend of the guardians, said to have been chosen by Lord Vishnu himself, to protect it.

Rachel wears the Moonstone on the night of her eighteenth birthday party; it vanishes, and suspicion falls on everyone present. A maidservant behaves suspiciously and ends up dead; three Indian jugglers lurk mysteriously near the house; and Rachel becomes inexplicably furious with her beau, Franklin Blake, for initiating a search after a detective fails to solve the case of the missing gem. Generally accepted to be the first detective novel written in the English language, The Moonstone is a gripping tale of intrigue, mistaken identity, hallucinations and murder.

The Money Book

The Money Book

Everyone is told to save money, as our savings add up over the years to help secure our future. But what if you want your money to multiply? Today, you can start with Investing as little as 1000 early on and not just dream of, but actually opt for, an early retirement.

In this book, using relatable examples, Vivek Law, one of India’s most experienced Personal Finance journalists, simplifies the process of saving and Investing to bring you the best possible ways to multiply your money. Decoding terms like Mutual Funds, Equities and Life Insurance in a manner that will not bore you to death, he shows that you need not toil throughout your life to have a secure and comfortable lifestyle. Backed by market Research spread over decades and with Tips from the country’s biggest money managers, The Money Book will help you get the one thing that everyone always needs and wants more of—money.

It’s Time to live the life you deserve, not the one you settled for.

The Mindful Mother: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Enjoying Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond with Mindfulness

The Mindful Mother: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Enjoying Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond with Mindfulness

Mindfulness is perfect for new mothers - The Mindful Mother will support, nurture and guide you through pregnancy, labour and early motherhood.
Naomi Chunilal shows you how to cultivate a daily practice of mindfulness, to be present through the joys and frustrations of becoming a mother of a newborn child. Using simple and powerful self-development practices based upon Buddhist and Yogic principles, you can steer a clear path through pregnancy and childbirth, into new motherhood. Speaking to the heart with wisdom, insight and humour, The Mindful Mother gives you a practical life and emotional lifeline, helping you to:

  • Cope and thrive through common mothering dilemmas
  • Find balance and equilibrium between Work and home
  • Restore and raise energy, vitality and resilience levels
  • Engage your mind to Work with you, rather than against you
  • Survive and enjoy daily life with a newborn baby
  • Awaken the heart to greater love, contentment and happiness

Rs. 184.22

The Making of Vibrant Cities

The Making of Vibrant Cities

The Making of Vibrant Cities is a collection of ideas on urban themes straddling urban governance, finance, land use and planning, transportation, sustainability and climate change, etc. in an effort to bring together the thinking of various experts on meeting with the challenges of urbanization. Drawing contributions from an eminent group of people, this book is the first-of-its-kind in India, as it brings together former policymakers, practitioners, experts and academics to share their perspectives on various urban issues, given the interdisciplinary nature of the challenges facing them. The book provides Comparative perspectives and constructive ideas needed to transform urban India, and improve the quality of life for more than 377 million urban dwellers. Comprising observations from renowned international authors who have studied various BRICS nations closely, Drawing parallels on the development of various cities scattered across these countries, this volume brings to focus the similarity of Issues faced by them even though in varying magnitudes. This similarity manifests itself in the quality of life congestion and insufficient urban transport infrastructure, pollution, slums, dilapidated buildings, intermittent water supply, potted roads, littered streets, uneven pavements and lack of open spaces. The Making of Vibrant Cities serves as an ideas handbook for various stakeholders and helps steer policy research, Design and implementation efforts related to urban development across the BRICS nations.

The Making of India : Gamechanging Transitions

The Making of India : Gamechanging Transitions

The Making of India chronicles the journey of India’s demographic dividend through the varied transitions taking place in the economy. The forces shaping India’s job market, its cities, its industry and Agriculture and its equation with the rest of the World come from expected and unexpected places, heralding massive Opportunities and challenges for citizens, Government and investors. Indians Face a significant private cost of public failure. Across its public goods like power, roads, water, education, Health and security, Indians have been offered poor outcomes as prices have been kept low in the name of the poor. Throughout the book, we encounter pricing distortions made by the iron hand of the Government (either making something cheap relative to its market price or more expensive) which has swayed incentives and outcomes in various sectors. As India dismantles these distortions, it gives rise to Opportunities for those willing to harness this change. As the identity of Indian citizens and their money digitizes, how Indians interact with each other and their Government in changing for the better. Increased material prosperity of Indians, especially if the gains are well-shared, will force a radical rethink of India’s consumption market.

The Leader Phrase Book

The Leader Phrase Book

The Leader Phrase Book is the result of ten years of Research on leadership Communication conducted by Patrick Alain. The book contains more than 3,000 dynamic phrases that will enable you to prevail in virtually all of life’s important situations. You will be in command of your words, thus ensuring that you always stay ahead of the game.

Books published by Rupa Publications India at best prices | Best of Rupa Publications India (738 books)

Books published by Rupa Publications India at best prices | Best of Rupa Publications India (738 books) Price
THE KIPLING ROAD Rs. 144.0
151 Quick Ideas to Deal with Difficult People: Confront Conflicts and Manage Disputes Rs. 242.0
Autobiography of a Yogi Rs. 144.0
Yoga and Diet for Ailments Rs. 242.0
Women Extraordinaire: A Novel Rs. 394.0
Winning In India: Secrets of the World's Most Complex Market Rs. 345.0
What I Didn’t Expect When I was Expecting Rs. 89.0
Unforgettable: The Iconic Women of South Indian Cinema Rs. 186.0
Uncle Leo's Adventures in the Swiss Desert Rs. 261.0
Uncle Leo's Adventures at the West Pole Rs. 242.0
Things You Ought to Know - Natural Surroundings Rs. 149.0
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: “The Book of the Spiritual Man” Rs. 111.0
Tunnel of Varanavat: Mahabharat Reimagined Rs. 294.0
The Tantric Curse Rs. 236.0
The Story of My Life Rs. 61.0
The Political Philosophy of the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings Rs. 716.0
The Political Philosophy of the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings Rs. 924.0
The Mullaperiyar Water War: The Dam That Divided Two States Rs. 166.0
The Moonstone: A Romance Rs. 242.0
The Money Book Rs. 220.0
The Mindful Mother: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Enjoying Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond with Mindfulness Rs. 184.22
The Making of Vibrant Cities Rs. 420.0
The Making of India : Gamechanging Transitions Rs. 370.0
The Leader Phrase Book Rs. 126.0

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