Penguin Random House India has announced the acquisition of poet-diplomat Abhay K’s book titled ‘Nalanda’. Set to be released in October 2024, the book delves into the captivating history of the ancient seat of learning in Bihar. Abhay K, an award-winning poet and writer, has skillfully crafted a narrative that offers readers an enlightening journey through time and history.
Unveiling the Remarkable Story of Nalanda
In his book ‘Nalanda’, Abhay K vividly portrays one of the world’s greatest centers of knowledge and learning. The author masterfully weaves together historical facts and a narrative flair, immersing readers in the prehistoric city of Rajgir, which evolved into the powerful empire of Magadh. Readers will be captivated by the extraordinary tale of Nalanda, from its inception to its unfortunate destruction and its subsequent resurrection as Nalanda University in the 21st century.
The Significance of ‘Nalanda’
Abhay K’s book invites readers to uncover the extraordinary journey of the fabled Mahavihara of Nalanda, the world’s first university, through meticulous research and captivating storytelling. It explores the invaluable contributions made by luminaries from Nalanda in fields such as mathematics, philosophy, poetry, and logic. ‘Nalanda’ offers a fascinating glimpse into the past and delves into the significance of this iconic institution in the world’s educational and intellectual history.
About The Author: Abhay K
Abhay K is a renowned author with an impressive body of work. He has authored several poetry books, including ‘Celestial’, ‘Stray Poems’, ‘Monsoon’, ‘The Magic of Madagascar’, and ‘The Alphabets of Latin America’. Additionally, he has edited several books, including ‘The Book of Bihari Literature’. Abhay K’s poems have been featured in numerous literary magazines, and his poem ‘Earth Anthem’ has been translated into over 150 languages. His literary accomplishments include receiving the SAARC Literary Award (2013) and being invited to record his poems at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
With the upcoming release of ‘Nalanda’, Abhay K’s book promises to be a fascinating exploration of the rich history of Nalanda. It will transport readers to a bygone era, unraveling the remarkable story of this legendary institution and the influential figures who shaped it. Whether one is a history enthusiast, an avid reader, or simply curious about ancient civilizations, ‘Nalanda’ offers a captivating journey through time and an appreciation for the world’s educational and intellectual heritage.
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