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