â€œLiving Faith â€“ The many faces of spiritual India.â€
Photos by Dinesh Khanna.
Introduction by Pico Iyer.
Published by Penguin India and HarperCollins USA in 2004.
140 Colour Images, 208 Pages.
â€œThe meaning of â€˜religionâ€™, its always important to remember, is â€˜re-bindingâ€™; at its heart it is a force that brings us together into something greater than ourselves . . . What Dinesh has done in these pictures is, I think, something of what India does, at its best: namely, to take individual moments of worship, private acts of devotion â€“ the soul in solitary colloquy with its God â€“ and somehow bind them into the larger fabric of society and life.â€
- From the Introduction by Pico Iyer.
It is the private faith of Indiaâ€™s millions that I value most and hope to celebrate through the images in this book, especially at a time when, increasingly, the more visible face of religion is prejudice and intolerance.â€
- Dinesh Khanna.