The Hindu View of Trinidad and Tobago: Selected articles by Sat Maharaj (Vol. One)

Collected and edited by Kumar Mahabir
A Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Publication

The Hindu View of Trinidad and Tobago Satnarayan (“Sat”) Maharaj is a religious and cultural leader in Trinidad and Tobago. He is the Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, the major Hindu organisation in the multi-ethnic society. Sat is hailed as a Hindu civil rights leader of the twin-island republic, and as the most influential and longest-serving spokesman for Hindus outside of India. Continue reading “The Hindu View of Trinidad and Tobago: Selected articles by Sat Maharaj (Vol. One)”

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Sat Maharaj: Hindu Civil Rights Leader of Trinidad & Tobago

An authorised biography by Kumar Mahabir

The Biography of Sat MaharajSatnarayan (“Sat”) Maharaj is a religious and cultural leader in Trinidad and Tobago. He is the Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, the major Hindu organisation in the multi-ethnic society. As much as he is criticised, Sat is also hailed as a champion of Hindus and Indians in the country. Moreover, he is described as the most influential and longest-serving Hindu spokesman outside of India. Continue reading “Sat Maharaj: Hindu Civil Rights Leader of Trinidad & Tobago”

Under The Peepal Tree

by Vashti Bowlah
Cover Art and Illustrations by Vashti Bowlah
Cover Design and page layout by Preddie Partap
Foreword by Professor Ken Ramchand

Under The Peepal Tree Cover Front

Nostalgic, evocative and entertaining! These words sum up the 16 stories in this debut collection which center on the lives, culture and heritage of East Indians in Trinidad & Tobago, appealing to readers from ages nine to ninety. Continue reading “Under The Peepal Tree”

Weaving Water

A novel by Ryhaan Shah
Weaving WaterSold by Amazon and other bookstores in Kindle and hard-copy editions

In 1917, the last ship taking indentured labourers from India to the sugar plantations of British Guiana sets sail, taking with it Rampat and Parvati, a childless couple looking for a new future. During a furious storm at sea, a child is born and put into their arms as the unwed mother dies. Continue reading “Weaving Water”

Caribbean Issues in the Indian Diaspora

Edited by Kumar Mahabir

Caribbean Issues in the Indian Diaspora

The chapters in the book have been classified into four sections: emotions, assimilation, identity, and adaptations. The first section illustrates the neglect of emotions and feelings in the historiography of the people of the Bhojpuri areas in India who migrated to the plantation colonies Continue reading “Caribbean Issues in the Indian Diaspora”

The Indian Diaspora: Historical and Contemporary Context

Edited by Laxmi Narayan Kadekar, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo and Gauri Bhattacharya

The Indian Diaspora

Table of Contents : Old Indian Diaspora –

  • Language Loss, Language Maintenance: The Case of Bhojpuri and Hindi in Mauritius – Vinesh Hookoomsing
  • Urbanism and Death of Religion: Strategies of Religious Manifestation on Modern Society – P. Pratap Kumar
  • Ethnicity, Class, State and Conflict: The ‘Indian Question’ in Natal, South Africa – Brij Maharaj
  • The Relevance of Life History Writings as a Methodological Technique of Social Inquiry: The Autobiography of Munshi Rahman Khan in Understanding the Indian Diaspora – Mohan K. Gautam
  • The Indian Diaspora in the West Indies/Caribbean: A Cultural History of Trials and Tribulations – Kumar Mahabir
  • Transforming Diaspora: Familiarity with Indian Terrains – Karthiyaini Devarajoo.

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