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Global release of author Adyasha Das’s “The Yoginis of Ranipur Jharial: Tantric Goddesses of Yore”

Bhubaneswar:13/9/21:The global release of “The Yoginis of Ranipur Jharial: Tantric Goddesses of Yore”, written by Dr.Adyasha Das was held earlier this month. On the second day of its publication the book went on to become the bestseller # 1 and best-selling # 1 in Hot New Releases in Ecotourism, Architecture(Books), Asian History(Books), Travel & Holiday guidescategories.

Dr. Adyasha Das is an Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (IITTM) Bhubaneswar, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. With a post-graduation from Delhi School of Economics, she has done her Master’s in Business Administration from Xavier Institute of Management and doctoral research in Organizational Behaviour. Adyasha has published extensively in several areas of tourism, focusing on the cultural and management perspectives

Das’s first book, “The Chaushathi Yoginis of Hirapur: from Tantra to Tourism”, has been a bestseller (always in top 10) since its publication in Ecotourism category. Satya Pattanaik, Director, Black Eagle Books, USA, says, “To be Amazon bestseller #1 is an honour for the book, the author, and the publisher. This is Adyasha’s second best-selling book with us and we wish her the very best!”

This book is a compilation of the author’s research, readings, and insights on the Chausathi Yoginis temple at Ranipur Jharial (Balangir, Odisha). The book was motivated by the author’s desire to delve deeply into the tantric roots in which the Yogini cult is embedded and to link it to the significance of this site as a potential cultural tourism destination. The book focuses on the forgotten Chausathi Yoginis along with rare facts about the temple, the author’s mystical insights, explorations of the Yogini cult, and its contemporary relevance.

Amazon India link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/1645602109/ref=sr_1_12…

Amazon USA:https://www.amazon.com/dp/1645602109/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1…

Dr.AdyashaDas’s books published by BEB can be browsed here:

https://www.amazon.in/s?k=adyasha%20das&i=stripbooks…

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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