Since time immemorial, stories have been a medium of imparting knowledge, wisdom and learning that has been handed down from one generation to the next.
Written in simple language, 100 Desi Stories to Inspire You keeps the tradition of storytelling alive through a compilation of short stories that will appeal to a wide readership. The stories are invaluable life-lessons on situations we experience in our everyday living. From creativity and innovation to teamwork and leadership; from love and courage to maturity and confidence the tales are thought-provoking and cover almost every human emotion.
The presentation of the stories in this book is unique – each story ends by asking pertinent questions, making the reading experience interactive and introspective.
Our ancestors have always used stories of gods and saints to ward off our fears, instill confidence, and to teach us the difference between good and evil or right and wrong.
A country where many faiths exist side by side, India has a rich heritage of holy narratives. At the heart of every philosophy lie tales of foresight and wisdom. Such stories impart invaluable lifelessons. With an exhaustive collection of rare gems from Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikkhism, Jainism & Buddhism, 100 Desi Stories: Wisdom from Ancient India is a treasure trove of short narratives all set to tickle your brain.
Each story ends by asking pertinent questions, making the reading experience interactive and introspective. Dive into the world of these desi narratives to enhance your problemsolving skills!
This is one of the many inspiring books from the renowned Motivator Dr. G. Francis Xavier. Evidently, this harvest of stories has been gleaned from lands he visited and books he read. Xavier, who conducts full-house personal growth courses has brought out this compendium in an interactive form, making the reader give the answers at the end of the story, which is a novel approach. Stories and examples are the best way to inspire, and this volume can be gifted to anyone. It is useful for preachers, speakers and teachers. The book appeals to readers of all ages except the morose and irredeemable negaholics (negative thinking addicts) and anti-reading teenagers. It has stories to inspire and promises uninterrupted chuckles till the end. There are also quotations on success.
Many parents live in fear of that question - Mom, Where do babies come from? - which inevitably comes up, often as early as the preschool years. Here is a picture book designed especially for young children who are becoming sexually aware but aren't ready to learn about sexual intercourse. Written with warmth and honesty, Amazing You presents clear and age appropriate information about reproduction, birth and the difference between girls' and boys' bodies. Dr. Saltz's upbeat tone promotes a healthy attitude about body image, while Lynne Cravath's lighthearted illustrations enliven the text, making this a book that parents will gladly share with their young ones.
On her quest to heal her younger brother and villagers, Amala (10-year-old) meets the three elemental energies: the Doshas – Vata, Pitta, & Kapha and together they embark on an enchanting adventure as they discover the ancient healing mysteries of Yoga and Ayurveda!
Format: Paperback | Size: (29.7 X 21.0 cms) | Extent: 64 pages
Endorsements for Ayurveda Chronicles: The Adventures of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha:
“Dr Marisa's story flows through her heart as she adds more than a touch of magic and imagination. She has made the knowledge of Ayurveda and the deeper truths of Yoga accessible to children of all ages, including the child that remains in every adult's heart.”
~ Dr Marc Halpern, President and Founder of the California College of Ayurveda, a pioneer of Ayurveda in the West, and the author of numerous books including Healing Your Life: Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda.
“The mind of children is a blooming flower of innocent awareness. This book will help them to connect with their inner selves at a young age and allow them to grow into loving, gentle human beings.”
~ Dr Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc., Ayurvedic Physician and author of numerous books, including Ayurveda: Science of Self-Healing, Yoga of Herbs, Ayurvedic Home Remedies, and more.
“Ayurvedic Chronicles is a delightful, inspiring must-read adventure that is required reading for all. No child too small and no adult too old!”
~ John Douillard, DC, CAP, author of seven books on Ayurveda and founder of LifeSpa.com, where ancient Ayurvedic wisdom meets modern science.