Food And Faith – A Pilgrim s Journey Through India

Food and Faith: A Pilgrim’s Journey through India

What is the role of religion in your life today? Do you commune with the divine through rituals? Or is it a comforting routine, going to church or temple once a week or month? Are these questions making you uncomfortable? Do you think religion is a private act to be done in the confines of one’s home, with family, and not something to declare publicly?

These are the questions this book seeks to answer. Shoba Narayan travels across some of the most prominent places of worship in India and presents to her readers the mythologies, histories and contemporary relevance of these sites.

All religions have some teachings in common. They all preach the values about leading the good life and developing courage, character and tenacity to cope with the ups and downs of life. Faith, at its best, is about giving strength and succour.