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Being Hindu

Author : Hindol Sengupta

About Author :

He was born in 1969 in Jamshedpur. He is also the translator of the Mahabharata. He lives in Delhi and currently is an editor with Fortune India. He was one of the youngest television journalists to have a prime time interview show. Hindol is the youngest writer ever to be nominated for the Hayek Prize.

His latest book ‘Being Hindu: Old Faith, New World and You’ was released by Penguin Random House in November 2015.

(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), which is the only Indian book ever to be shortlisted for the Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute for original writing in economics.

About Book :

It is a very intelligent display of how the oldest faith on this planet can be very easily merged with recent qualities as compared to any other Semitic faiths, because the very basis of our faith is questioning ourselves and changing along with times.

Away from the raucous debate around religions, this is the journey of a common Hindu, an attempt to understand why for so many Hindus their faith is one of the most powerful arguments for plurality, unity in diversity and even more than the omnipresent power of God, the sublime courage and conviction of man.