Penguin Book of Hindu Names for Girls
About the Book
Choosing a name for your child has never been easier

The Penguin Book of Hindu Names has sold over 50,000 copies since it was published almost a decade ago. The product of several years of research, it is an exhaustive and user-friendly compilation, with information on sources and usage.

For the first time, this classic work is available in a two-volume set, divided into names for boys and those for girls, making it more accessible. Including modern names and those which are popular, The Penguin Book of Hindu Names for Girls serves as a practical guide for choosing the perfect name for your daughter. It is also a precise and invaluable sourcebook for scholars and lay readers alike who would like to know what familiar (and not so familiar) Hindu names actually mean.

About the Author
Maneka Gandhi has authored Sanjay Gandhi, Brahma's Hair (a book on the mythology of Indian plants), Rainbow and Other Stories and The Penguin Book of Hindu Names.

Her special interests include Indian mythology, animal welfare (she is the Managing Trustee of the Ruth Cowell Foundation, which runs the Sanjay Gandhi Animal Welfare Centre, India's largest animal hospital and shelter) and issues related to environmental conservation.

She lives in Delhi with her son, Feroze Varun.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780143031697
Binding: Paperback
Depth: 12
Height: 217 mm
Pagination: 164 pages
Spine Width: 11 mm
Title Prefix: The
Width: 147 mm
ISBN-10: 0143031694
Publisher: Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd
Country Of Origin: India
Gardner Classification Code: P01
No of Pages: 164
Returnable: Y
Star Rating: 2
Type: General (US: Trade)
Year Of Publication: 2004