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Delhi: City of Yoginis
Delhi: City of Yoginis
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Delhi: City of Yoginis, searches into the innermost heart of the sacred space, known to the modern world as New Delhi. Suphal Kumar has amply described its history both ancient and modern. He has created a whole new perspective in his vision of Delhi.

Suphal Kumar, mainstream journalist and postgraduate of Banaras Hindu University, has used not only his literary skills but also his journalistic experience whilst compiling this work. His other literary achievements include Date-line Varanasi, a collection of his experiences as a journalist in the oldest living city-his hometown-where he served for nearly two decades as correspondent of a national news agency.

"…this book should be an eye opener and a jolt back to reality and the realization that it is time to search for one's roots not in the by lanes of London or New York but here in Delhi the seat of a heritage still unfathomed by those closest it."-Christopher N Burchett

 

Contents
  Acknowledgements  
  Introduction  
 
Part
Mother goddess
 
1. When the Nail came loose 3-5
2. From a City of Dharma to a City of Sins 6-21
3. Finding the Center 22-23
4. Prophet's Daughter 31-35
5. In the Mother's Vulva 36-42
6. Nani Peer Welcomes Naked Sons 43-49
7. Mother accepts only Flowers 50-51
8. Goddess of Revolution 52-54
 
Part II
Mutiny
 
9. Delhi:May 10, 1857 57-58
10. No kisses and hugs for cowards 59-62
11. Plunderer of Delhi's Somnath temple 63-71
12. Firangi's Pandey 72-80
13. War against First War of Independence (1857) 81-88
14. A Secular Fanatic and a Fanatic Communalist 89-92
 
Part III
Sacred space
 
15. Guinea pig in a Laboratory 97-101
16. The World of Auto Rickshaw Wallahs 102-106
17. Witnessing a Secualar Parody 107-114
18. In Search of a Grave 115-121
19. Trees of Delhi 122-130
20. The Mother Shadow's family 131-137
21. Surajkund: The Divine Amphitheatre 138-154
22. Purana Qila 155-164
23. Neem Bada 165-178
24. Neeli Chhatri Temple 179-187
25. Mother's blood pot is empty 188-198
26. Nigambodha Ghat 199-205
27. Delhi's Kashi Vishwanath Temple 206-211
28. Sacred Space of Delhi 212-230
29. Indra pad and Vishnu pad 231-240
 
Part IV
Polity
 
1. Bunker 13 243-249
2. Question hour (3000 B.C. to 2006 A.D.) 250-257
3. Open the door 258-267
4. Lutyen's Delhi 268-272

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Delhi: City of Yoginis

Item Code:
IDI989
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2006
Publisher:
ISBN:
9788177694925
Language:
English
Size:
8.3" X 5.4"
Pages:
283
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Weight of the Book: 340 gms
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Back of the Book

Delhi: City of Yoginis, searches into the innermost heart of the sacred space, known to the modern world as New Delhi. Suphal Kumar has amply described its history both ancient and modern. He has created a whole new perspective in his vision of Delhi.

Suphal Kumar, mainstream journalist and postgraduate of Banaras Hindu University, has used not only his literary skills but also his journalistic experience whilst compiling this work. His other literary achievements include Date-line Varanasi, a collection of his experiences as a journalist in the oldest living city-his hometown-where he served for nearly two decades as correspondent of a national news agency.

"…this book should be an eye opener and a jolt back to reality and the realization that it is time to search for one's roots not in the by lanes of London or New York but here in Delhi the seat of a heritage still unfathomed by those closest it."-Christopher N Burchett

 

Contents
  Acknowledgements  
  Introduction  
 
Part
Mother goddess
 
1. When the Nail came loose 3-5
2. From a City of Dharma to a City of Sins 6-21
3. Finding the Center 22-23
4. Prophet's Daughter 31-35
5. In the Mother's Vulva 36-42
6. Nani Peer Welcomes Naked Sons 43-49
7. Mother accepts only Flowers 50-51
8. Goddess of Revolution 52-54
 
Part II
Mutiny
 
9. Delhi:May 10, 1857 57-58
10. No kisses and hugs for cowards 59-62
11. Plunderer of Delhi's Somnath temple 63-71
12. Firangi's Pandey 72-80
13. War against First War of Independence (1857) 81-88
14. A Secular Fanatic and a Fanatic Communalist 89-92
 
Part III
Sacred space
 
15. Guinea pig in a Laboratory 97-101
16. The World of Auto Rickshaw Wallahs 102-106
17. Witnessing a Secualar Parody 107-114
18. In Search of a Grave 115-121
19. Trees of Delhi 122-130
20. The Mother Shadow's family 131-137
21. Surajkund: The Divine Amphitheatre 138-154
22. Purana Qila 155-164
23. Neem Bada 165-178
24. Neeli Chhatri Temple 179-187
25. Mother's blood pot is empty 188-198
26. Nigambodha Ghat 199-205
27. Delhi's Kashi Vishwanath Temple 206-211
28. Sacred Space of Delhi 212-230
29. Indra pad and Vishnu pad 231-240
 
Part IV
Polity
 
1. Bunker 13 243-249
2. Question hour (3000 B.C. to 2006 A.D.) 250-257
3. Open the door 258-267
4. Lutyen's Delhi 268-272

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