Indians at Herod's Gate: A Jerusalem Tale #2020

Indians at Herod's Gate: A Jerusalem Tale By Navtej Sarna Indians at Herod s Gate A Jerusalem Tale Author Navtej Sarna tells the intriguing story of an age old Indian presence in the heart of the old Jerusalem in the form of an Indian Hospice established centuries ago which has endured the ravages
  • Title: Indians at Herod's Gate: A Jerusalem Tale
  • Author: Navtej Sarna
  • ISBN: 9788129134516
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Indians at Herod's Gate: A Jerusalem Tale By Navtej Sarna
    Indians at Herod's Gate: A Jerusalem Tale By Navtej Sarna Author Navtej Sarna tells the intriguing story of an age old Indian presence in the heart of the old Jerusalem in the form of an Indian Hospice established centuries ago which has endured the ravages of time, regime changes, wars and destitution The book focuses on a part of Jerusalem that seems destined to be forever India.
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    About “Navtej Sarna

    • Navtej Sarna

      Navtej Sarna is an Indian author columnist, and diplomat, who is the present Indian Ambassador to Israel.He was born in Jalandhar, India to noted writer in Punjabi, Mohinder Singh Sarna, and passed out of the 1980 Class of Indian Foreign Service Before holding this post, he was Joint Secretary for external publicity at the Ministry of External Affairs MEA , since October 2002, and holds the distinction of being the longest serving spokesperson of the ministry, and served two prime ministers, three foreign ministers and four foreign secretaries, till the end of his term in September, 2008.Previously as a diplomat served in Moscow, Warsaw, Thimphu, Geneva, Teheran and Washington, DC.He also writes short stories, and book reviews His first novel published was We Weren t Lovers Like That in 2003, followed by The Book of Nanak in the same year, his latest, The Exile , published in 2008, is based on the life of Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of Lahore, and son Raja Ranjit Singh Currently, Zafarnama , an epistle of victory written to Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, by the Tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, has been translated by him into English from Persian.

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    • The door to his hospice was never closed Silver, food and blessings due to the kindness of the Almighty Creator all were distributed from there to all corners Yet no one came to the sheikh for material assistance since he himself possessed nothing What a marvellous power What a splendid life To none of the sons of Adam had such grace been available The words Nizamuddin Auliya wrote of his spiritual master Baba Farid would probably ring true for the generations of the Ansari family the family tha [...]


    • Jerusalem, one of the world s oldest cities and centre of the three Abrahamic religions, has for centuries attracted the devout from all parts of the globe Neither strife nor privation has deterred the faithful or weakened their determination to maintain a presence in this holiest of cities.Author Navtej Sarna tells the intriguing story of an age old Indian presence in the heart of the old city in the form of an Indian Hospice established centuries ago which has endured the ravages of time, regi [...]


    • It s a beautiful journey of discovery taking one back in time, like a forgotten chapter in history prised open Told very lucidly, it takes one along on the exploration and provides history in easy, chewable bites It closes beautifully Navtej Sarna restrains himself from making it overly sentimental, which is easy and tempting That go figure end adds to the interminable ity the story is essentially about.


    • Indians at Herod s Gate A Jerusalem Tale is the chef d oeuvre work from the Indian author columnist Navtej Sarna who currently also holds the esteemed office of the Indian ambassador to Israel Sarna in this non fiction book writes about.Read the full review here bookgeeks entries non ficti


    • The contents of this book is a surprise to me A lesson in history, very beautifully told Till I read this book, had no clue that Baba Farid Ganj Shakr ever went to Jerusalem, and so, he has a zawiya there, which is still aive and thriving.



    • An interesting book that is like a travelogue There are some intriguing anecdotes in this book and the Author has worked hard to delve into some stories that are enjoyable


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