Suggested Reading:

India Unveiled. Robert Arnett, Atman Press, ISBN 0-965-2900-7-7. A pictorial anthology of travels in India, visiting many of the places we often visit.

Believers & Beliefs. Gayle Colquitt White, The Berkley Publishing Group, ISBN 0-425-16002-5. Brief discussion on, and forms of, etiquette of the major religions of the World including those we will experience.

The Illustrated World’s Religions. Huston Smith, Harper San Francisco, ISBN 0-06-067453-9. In the detailed and illustrated chapters on Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and others, read both similarities and differences of some of the worlds great religions.

Four Religions of Asia. Herbert Stroup, Harpers & Row. Comparison of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism.

India Britannica. George Moorhouse, Harpers & Row, ISBN 0-06-015115-3. Colorful and illustrated life in India under British rule.

The World of Ancient India. Gustave Le Bon, Tudor Publishing Co. Short history of India from the Vedas to the Hindu-Moslem period.

Sacred Waters: A Pilgrimage up the Ganges River to the Source of Hindu Culture. Stephen Alter. Harcourt, October 17, 2001. ISBN: 0151005850.

A Suitable Boy. Vikram Seth. A historic fiction, a story of arranged marriages, love, social classes, and Indian society in the 1950s.

India Unbound: The Social and Economic Revolution from Independence to the Global Information Age. Gurcharan Das. A personal account of changes taking place in India since independence written by a former CEO of Proctor & Gamble.

Lollipop Street: Why India Will Survive the Politicians. Tavleen Singh. For those interested in politics, a humorous profile of politicians in India.

Business Maharajas. Gita Piramal. A fast reading book about successful business leaders in India.

A History of India: Volume 1. Romila Thapar. A comprehensive and seminal text on Indian History.