Narain had her early education in Spain. It was her enquiring
mind which led her to go deeper into the whys and the
wherefores of Hindu customs and traditions which resulted in
her authoring this book "Hindu Customs and Beliefs"
and another book "Symbolisms in the Ramayana" also
published by the Bhavan.
is widely traveled and has a keen interest in music. She
conducts classes on Hindu philosophy where she instills an
awareness of the rich ness of the Hindu heritage in the young
spirit of enquiry often opens gates to vast expanses of
knowledge. While millions follow Hindu customs, beliefs and
rituals blindly, Shakun Narain made a diligent study of them
and tried to grasp their meaning, purpose and significance.
volume, though small, is a treasure house of knowledge and
Prof. RAM PANJWANI
Customs and Beliefs" is thought-provoking. Shakun Narain
has explained in simple and lucid language, scientific roots
of ancient beliefs, superstitions, symbolism of deities and
educational values of Hindu scriptures.
book exhorts us to understand ourselves and it reflects the
personality of the writer.
GEHANI Member, Gujarat Public
Service Commission (Retd.)
have found this book by Shakun Narain interesting and well
balanced. I recommended it to all those who like to know why
we do what we do.
Dr. G. VEE
Senior Economic Consultant