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The Hindus

Creative Guidance: Book Review – The Hindus – Wendy Doniger

The Hindus – An Alternative History The Hindus – An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger is one of the most comprehensive books on the origin and development of one of the world’s greatest and ancient religions, Hinduism. At just about 800 pages, it covers almost all [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now is a fascinating book by Eckhart Tolle to understand the concept and reality of now. He talks about how life is always in the moment and how easy it is to keep missing life by not being in this moment. The [...]

A Brief History of Time

Creative Guidance: Book Review – A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time: There are very few other scientific thinkers who can come close to the genius and creative of Stephen Hawking. He has been regarded as the foremost authority on theoretical physics and a man possessing, probably the most intelligent brain. ‘A Brief [...]

Eastern Religions & Western Thought

Creative Guidance: Book Review – Eastern Religions And Western Thought – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Eastern Religions And Western Thought – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Amidst the chaos and confusion of historical events which appear to be driven by hunger for power and supremacy, there is a far deeper spiritual and universal purpose that has shaped the world as we know it [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – Curious Lives – Richard Bach

Curious Lives – Richard Bach Richard Bach has a knack of storytelling that is not only compelling and insightful but also extraordinarily entertaining. He weaves the tapestry of truth using the silken threads of life and adventure. His books are a delight for an adventurous [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

Nowadays how often do we hear the phrase ‘It’s gone viral’. The very idea of viral growth and change happening in social phenomena was introduced in ‘The Tipping Point’ by Malcolm Gladwell. The idea that every social revolution in sales, crime, organizations etc. follows the [...]

The world is flat

Creative Guidance: Book Review – The world is flat – Thomas L. Friedman

The metaphor of a flat world, used by Friedman to describe the next phase of globalization, is ingenious. It came to him after hearing an Indian software executive explain how the world’s economic playing field was being leveled. For a variety of reasons, what [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell

A History of Western Philosophy There are many ways to read this book, in its way, one of the key works of twentieth century philosophy. It can be used as an encyclopedia of philosophy, ordered not alphabetically, but chronologically. Many people in fact do use [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

Gitanjali – Rabindranath Tagore Gitanjali – The song offerings by Rabindranath Tagore is one book you have to read. The best way to read it is to sing it in the original language. The English writings are also soul stirring. The depth of love and [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review – Blink – The power of thinking without thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

  Blink – The power of thinking without thinking Most of you would have heard about this book. First published in January 2005, blink became a phenomenon in itself. It was an international bestseller that brought about a new revolutionary wave to the understanding of human [...]

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Creative Guidance: Book Review- The Dhammapada!

    ‘Everything is because of your thoughts; you are nothing but your thoughts’. Right from the first revelatory idea of existence and mind till the last verse,The Dhammapada is a collection of Buddha’s teachings whose grandeur, accuracy and simplicity is yet to be matched by [...]