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April 17, 2000 by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English
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Aitken attempts to explain the lure of the awesome plateau country to which he returned every year for twelve years, mesmerized by the rocky expansiveness, even as he dwells on the meaning of divinity. Divining the Deccan: A Motorbike to the Heart of India [Aitken, Bill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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New Delhi: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Divining the Deccan By Bill Aitken Oxford Price: Rs Pages: Bill Aitken is one of those outsiders who have seen more of India and know more about our history and heritage than most of us born here.
He may not be a modern-day Ibn Batuta, but he is unfailingly interesting and readable. Divining the Deccan: A Divining the Deccan book to the Heart Divining the Deccan book India by Bill Aitken Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Glimpses of history of Deccan region in India; author's travel : Divining the Deccan (Oip): A Motorbike to the Heart of India (Paperback Edition) by Bill Aitken Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / In this account of his travels through the Deccan, Book Edition: Paperback Edition.
The death of a two-year-old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu is a national tragedy as it’s a recurring theme of carelessness that causes such events and the inability to Author: Deccan Chronicle.
The 'divine' in Divining the Deccan comes largely from his interest in comparative religion. He only states his personal quest towards the end of the book. He travels to seek clues to the divine. About the Author Bill Aitken's books include The Nanda Devi affair; the seven sacred rivers; divining the Deccan' and exploring Indian railways.
He lives in Mussoorie and Delhi. If anything distinguishes Bill Aitken from the regular travel writer, it is his inspired craziness. With his wide-ranging, sometimes eccentric, interests, this book is replete with literature, geology, philosophy, and. William McKay Aitken (Bill Aitken) is a Scottish born, naturalized Indian travel writer and a mountain lover.
He is the author of a number of books about India, its mountains, rivers and its steam trains. His books are well loved because of their playful spirit and investigative attention to :Tullibody, Scotland.
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In the s and early s, he was a regular contributor to Outlook Traveller, William McKay Aitken (Bill Aitken) is a Scottish born, naturalized Indian travel /5. CHENNAI: Another ‘Deepavali’ and the newsstands flaunt an array of special issues by leading Tamil publications, offering a rich miscellany of chronicles and reflections on Tamil society, its Author: Deccan Chronicle.
Old Deccan Days. PUNCHKIN. O NCE upon a time there was a Rajah who had seven beautiful daughters. They were all good girls; but the youngest, named Balna, was more clever than the rest.
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Ramchundra looked back, and, perceiving that she was gaining upon him, waved the enchanted wand, and created a great river, which. Divining the Deccan: A Motorbike to the Heart of India Bill Aitken has had two serious affairs"one, essentially spiritual in nature, with the country's rivers, the other more earthy and passionate, with her mountains.
In this sequel to his first book for Penguin, Seven Sacred Rivers, he talks of his second great obsession"Nanda Devi, patron. The most interesting of his discoveries, now generally known as the " Wiedemann effect," is the following: If we magnetize longitudinally a straight wire which is fixed at one end and free at the other, and then pass an electric current through the wire (or first pass the current and then magnetize), the free end of the wire will twist in a certain direction depending upon circumstances: if.
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By Bill Aitken. Pp(Oxford University Press, New Delhi, Rs. Much of the book takes place in Bombay, a metropolis that is “decidedly heterogeneous, polyphonic, and impure” (Khanna ). The city’s introduction gives some sense of this relentless plurality, as Saleem recounts its near Jalna in the heart of the parched Deccan I found a water-divining youth.
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Groundwater is an Author: A. Balasubramanian.As for books, Namdev suggests that “the tongue makes a good book (pothi)”, and states in a song’s terrain of the kirtankar consisted of the many village centres, pilgrimage networks, and holy sites that dotted the Deccan.
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