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Paranormal Experiences


Paranormal Experiences –Beyond the Realms of Reason

Author: Dr. Mehra Shrikhande

Publisher: Unicorn Books

This is no ordinary book. The rich research immediately makes you sit up straight, as if to draw you into a more attentive posture and force you to absorb as much  as you possibly can from the immense storehouse of logic that is set out to make an esoteric subject understandable. It is up to you, really, to truly benefit from the efforts of the author – or collapse into a heap from the efforts it demands of you. If you are a resilient reader, your rewards will far exceed your expectations.

Inexorably, you are drawn step by step into the physical, metaphysical and, thereafter,  common sense to expand the paranormal into ready-to- assimilate portions in an unbiased and objective manner. You are grateful that the author is a down-to-earth ophthalmic surgeon ingrained into the world of science. To savour a small sample from her book:

Sri Paramhansa Yogananda in his book Autobiography Of A Yogi, under the chapter Law Of Miracles, explains the relationship of relativity and quantum mechanics with certain metaphysical phenomena.

“Light velocity is a mathematical standard or constant not because there is an absolute value in 186,000 miles a second but because no material body, whose mass increases with the velocity, can ever attain the velocity of light. Stated another way, only a material body whose mass is infinite will equal the velocity of light.”

“Masters who are able to materialize and dematerialize their bodies and other objects and to move with the velocity of light and to utilize the creative light rays to bringing into instant visibility and physical manifestation have fulfilled the lawful condition: their mass in infinite.”

The book has many chapters ranging from Astral Plane, Near Death Experiences, Out Body Experiences, Ghosts (of Course) and reincarnation to Spirit Photography, Electronic Voice Presentation, Past Life Recall and ESP.

The views of both believers and skeptics are put forth in equal measure for a fair representation. You are left to judge, and either accept or reject as your beliefs dictate. The epilogue leaves you with a sense of having traversed the subject matter with a master guide who gently relinquishes your hand with the message: “Reality shall always, like God, remain mysterious, immeasurable, inexorable and beyond the realms of reason.”

Femina October 7, 2009

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The Portrait of a Super Student


The Portrait of a Super Student

Author: Abhishek Thakore

ISBN: 8122307323

Publsher: Pustak Mahal

This is an outstanding book on how to do better as a student overall –studies, sports and extra curricular activities. The target audience is from about 7th grade to 12th grade.

The book starts off with general thoughts on study and other companion skills that will help all students reach their goals. In here you’ll find tips to schedule & manage time, speed reading, building vocabulary, diet control, relaxing techniques, how to study for tests, reading hints and strategies, and so much more! And on sports and other engaging activities. Almost a third of the book deals with how to read better and how to get the most out of reading. The author talks about different types of reading, picking a purpose for reading, how to skim, and many other good basics to read better.

It is a fantastic tool for students and great for all those people who aim to be classifies as A grade students!

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Children’s Knowledge Bank


An ideal collection of four great books in a fabulous Gift Pack! A unique compilation spread over 800 pages composed of 890 articles with visually appealing illustrations to help a child build scientific temper and logical approach!

No one would deny admitting that once a child’s fundamentals are clear, he is sure to excel in studies. Children are inquisitive by nature. They are forever curious about the world around them and want to know more about it. Though they have textbooks for their reference, they can never quench their thirst for knowledge completely.

Children’s Knowledge Bank in four volumes is specifically designed to bridge this gap to help nurture the hidden Isaac Newton, Thomas Alva Edison, Albert Einstein or Marie Curie in the children. All the essential subject areas tempered with scientific language in age-specific terminology, from Universe and Environment, Communications, Plants and Animals, to Human Body, are covered. All the entries integrated with informative illustrations make the text lively and interesting, thus enabling better understanding of the topics not only for children but for grown-ups as well. They also highlight the latest discoveries, and provide other interesting information about the specific subject.

Matchless in approach and presentation, this volume is certain to find appreciation in the eyes of students and also general readers, for being a one-stop comprehensive guide of the various aspects of Science.

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Authors Invited To Write Books With Focus On Young Adults

Authors invited to write books with focus on young adults

All subjects considered.



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Authors Invited: Write Books, Get Published in India

Unicorn Books, a sister company of Pustak Mahal, Delhi, India invites authors (new or established) to write non fiction and fiction books, in English, and get published.

– Write books for children, teens, young adults and adults.

All subjects considered but preferably on:
Career management
Popular Science
Health & Yoga
Business & Finance
Women Issues

Write to Binay Srivastava giving information regarding the manuscript and personal details along with published works (if any) and mail to:

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A Parent’s Guide To Child Care


Child Care: A Parent’s Guide to Child Care
Author: Dr.Suresh Keshan
Price: Rs.150
Publisher: Pustak Mahal

The book is written in such a way that it not only teaches, but also enables the parents to enjoy childcare. It guides parents on every aspect of childcare, whether it is regarding feeding or schooling or toilet training. The focus is mainly on: Parental concerns & anxieties, Care of the newborn, Growth & development, Feeding, Immunization, Common childhood diseases, Accidents in childhood, Crying pattern in children, Sleep pattern in children, Schooling of children, Toilet training, Child psychology & associated problems, Comforting a hurt child and other issues connected with the welfare of children.
An ideal book for anyone who recently has had, or is going to have a child.

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Rule The World – The Way I Did – Chanakya


This book on political strategy written by Prof. Shrikant Prasoon is a glimpse into the life of Chanakya-the unmatched thinker. He has been correctly portrayed as a shrewd politician, a master strategist, a crafty tactician, and an able administrator. He had demolished a stale kingdom and an arrogant dynasty to establish a powerful and kingdom. The book discusses his teachings and principles, which are still as contemporary and relevant to the modern times as they were 2000 years ago. Meant for all those who want to achieve an enviable position in life, the book will help you earn unprecedented power and success, and rule the world like Chanakya did.
To learn more about the book, please click on the URL:,,9406B/index.html

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Brain Gym


Brain Gym

Author: Gajendra Kumar

ISBN: 9788178061566

Page: 143

Price: Rs.72

Publisher: Unicorn Books

The word ‘GYM’, in general, is synonymous with the health and fitness of body. But, here, the author has used this word for the fitness of mind, which can be achieved by flexing and exercising the brain muscle. And one way to do that is to crack the puzzles.

Gajendra Kumar has introduced new puzzles based on algebra, geometry, numerology, science apart from general knowledge and commonsense in this book and expects the readers to take the challenge of solving them with the use of their own mind, knowledge and commonsense and determine their IQ level in the privacy of home.

Excellent preparatory material for those taking competitive examinations, such as,

CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA, banking services, defence services or other top level international tests.

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Progressive Parenting


Progressive Parenting

Author: John Parankimalil

ISBN: 9788178061498

Price: Rs.150

Publisher: Unicorn Books

There are many books on ‘how to raise children’ but hardly any that keep today’s wide generation gap in mind –pressing work demands, busy family schedules, attractions & distractions of electronic media and peer pressure.

Parents need to look within to see how they can be model parents and provide a healthy atmosphere for proper mental, emotional and physical growth of their children. The common-sense guidelines in this book will ensure you maintain just the right balance between firm and flexible parenting, as per the attitude, aptitude and ability of your child.

Parents, specially in those households where both parents are employed, are sure to find chapters on spending time with their young ones, being role models, and listening to them important that will propel them into healthy, wholesome and upright human beings in years ahead.

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Book Review: Safe-n-Sure Weight Loss Programme

Authors: Pankaj Sharma & Dr. Ashok Gupta
ISBN: 8178060442
Publisher: Unicorn Books 

The authors say that the number of overweight and obese persons is increasing worldwide at an alarming rate. Environmental and behavioural changes brought about by economic development, modernisation, and urbanisation have given rise to obesity in children and adults alike, and the consequences are showing up. In the book “Safe – n- Sure Weight Loss Programme”  they provide a natural and scientific approach to reduce weight and maintain it thereafter. The authors reiterate that excess weight slows down the circulation, blocks arteries, and causes stroke. Excess weight also increases blood sugar, lowers metabolism, disturbs sleeping patterns and causes stress and fatigue. Which is why excess body weight is a major cause of stroke, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cancer. Obesity, much like cancer, turns out to be a combination of many deficiencies, not just one disease, meaning researchers someday might be able to custom-tailor treatments to individuals of not just for the overweight but also for those with diabetes, osteoporosis and other common maladies. This book attempts to provide insight into the problems and gives guidelines on how a person suffering from obesity and excess weight can obtain good results in reducing weight. It has been observed that a slight modification in the lifestyle can work wonders in how people look and feel about themselves.

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