Hinduism

Ramayana: Divine Loophole

A 21st century retelling of a 2500-year old story. One of Hindu mythology’s best-loved and most enduring tales gets a modern touch: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology’s best-loved and most enduring tales. Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying …

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A Day I Remember

This is a day that Swayam will always remember: he’s going to be “Markundi”, the boy who keeps the bridegroom (his uncle) company through the wedding preparations. Hindu, Wedding, Hinduism

A Pair of Twins

Lakshmi and Sundari are an unusual pair of twins with an unusual connection . . . But not everyone knows how special they are until they’re both called upon to save the day. Kavitha Mandana tells this story with brilliance and warmth, while Nayantara Surendranath lends vibrancy to it with her magnificent artwork. Hindu, Dussehra, …

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Lighting a Lamp: A Diwali Story

Books in the Festival Time series describe the activities of typical families as parents and children celebrate some of their culture’s major holidays. Attractive color illustrations on every page will appeal to younger children. The simply yet delightfully told stories describe the festivities while giving children background information about holidays in many different cultures. A …

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Let’s Celebrate Diwali

Harini is excited to share her Diwali story during circle time at school. She quickly learns that she’s not the only one with a story to share! Join Harini as she learns about Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Buddhist Diwali traditions. Diwali, Hinduism

Festival of Colors

Spring is here, and it’s almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make into colorful powders to toss during the festival. And when at last the big day comes, they gather with their friends, family, and neighbors for a vibrant celebration of fresh starts, …

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Amma, Tell Me About Ganesha!

We celebrate Ganesha’s birthday With so much fun and lots of fanfare. His idols are offered to the rolling seas With ardent prayer and tender care. Lord Ganesha, loved by one and all, Is the divine son of Shiva and Parvati. And this is the story of how he and His jumbo elephant head came …

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