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An ABC of Indian Culture

A Personal Padayatra of Half a Century into India


An ABC of Indian Culture is an authentic interpretation of over 400 Indian concepts and practlces derived from a personal explo@bon of India over a period of 50 years.

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An ABC of Indian Culture is an authentic interpretation of over 400 Indian concepts and practlces derived from a personal explo@bon of India over a period of 50 years.
'Padayatra' is a journey on foot and each selected concept and practice is treated as a stepping-stone in a journey to understanding what India is all about. It is a Journey through an India envisaged as a vast globule of mercury, perpetually slithering away from the traveller and expanding on other, impossible to hold, segments. The book is a sensitive and sophisticated introduction to India form an intelligent and serious readership, as well as for the frequent travellers desirous of benefiting from its insightful perspective. It will also be an invaluable resource for libraries, cultural exchange agencies, and business orientation courses, especially for those anticipatIng an extended interaction with India.

Peggy Holroyde was born in 1924 in England and studied Hindu philosophy and Buddhist thinking under Dr. SarvepaIii Radhakrishnan at Oxford. She travelled all over India, returning innumerable times, and has lectured on Indian history and cultural attitudes at various teacher training colleges, police academies and social work conferences. She is also the author of Indian Music, East Comes West and Social Change amongst Asian Families in England.

• Foreword
• Acknowledgements
• A Note to the Reader
• An ABC of Indian Culture
ISBN 9788188204175
Pages 376
Number of illustrations 50 illustrations
Size 7.25 x 8.75" (184 x 222 mm), sc with gatefold
Date of Publishing 2007
Language(s) English
Rights Available World rights