Book Launches

Mahesh Rao’s One Point Two Billion. Our First Book Launch!

Under the awning rain trees at the Windchimes, an eclectic crowd lapped up the conversation between the ever charming author Mahesh Rao and Sirish Rao! The stories are set in the 13 states of India. Each story takes us through a journey that is as diverse as our country, heartwarming, poignant, terrifying, intriguing and heartbreaking.

Yamini Muthanna - The Power Yoga

Graceful Yamini Muthanna’s book ‘The Power of Yoga’ was launched at the serene surroundings of the Dhvanyaloka by her Guru Yogacharya B N S Iyengar. She swept the crowd away with her unassuming nature and demonstrated the silent Power of Yoga. Dr Vasundhara Doreswamy, the acclaimed danseuse, was present to shower blessings upon her favourite student. Ajay Mago, publisher was also present at the gathering while the crowd watched mesmerised.

Morvarid Fernandes - Seasoned For Family and Friends.

The aroma of fresh food and the memories of grandmothers, mothers and aunts all came alive at the launch of Morvarid Fernandes’ book, Seasoned For Family and Friends. Daughter of Mrs. Sheila Irani and Farrokh Irani, she spoke about Mysore and her experience of living 45kms away from Belgaum and how she put the book together. The book is interspersed with memories of Mysore and recipes of meals that she’s enjoyed at homes of her relatives – from Fish Moilee to Oos Mir, an Iranian dish cooked by her Fui(aunt) Nergis. The backdrop of the majestic Chamundi Hills added to the charm of the author at the launch at Mysore Race Club.

Lakshmi Palecanda - Double Dhamaka - “The Fifth Wedding” and “Indian American....Then Indian Again”

It’s always bewildering when you relocate from a Western country back to India! The feeling of having lost touch with the Indian set up, of sometimes not knowing where you belong and the issue of maids! The hilarity of the situation and Lakshmi Palecanda’s dry, quick wit kept the audience regaled!

And Then I Met Him - Shobha Dove

A force to reckon with in the field of education, Mrs. Shobha Dove’s journey across the country as an educator, inspires, motivates and awes! She has touched many lives with the values she has instilled! Author Dr. M A Padmini launched the book amidst Mrs. Dove’s fellow educators and students!

You Cannot Miss This Flight - Captain Gopinath

Citizens of Mysore made sure that they didn’t miss this one! The launch of Captain Gopinath’s “You Cannot Miss This Flight” was a fully booked journey, transporting the audience across major experiences traversed by the man who reinvented air travel in India. In conversation with Mr.Krishna Prasad, Captain spoke with candour and without pretense about his dreams and fearless pursuit of passions,the practical problems that plague the country, as well as his second leap of faith into an enterprise that took his name into talks around the dinner table and beyond.

Devil's Advocate - Karan Thapar

“Journalism is what maintains democracy. It’s the force for progressive social change.” Andrew Vachss. A stalwart who has been incisive and brought a difference to the field of journalism, a celebrated television journalist, columnist and author, Mr. Karan Thapar was here in Mysore to launch his new book – Devil’s Advocate, The Untold Story on August 27th, 2018 at Wind Chimes!! Prof. M. V. Rajeev Gowda, Member of Parliament was in conversation with the author. Mr. Raian F Irani launched the book!

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