The Lotus flower has significance in many cultures and religions. It stands for resilience, persistence, inner strength and humility. In the book I am a Lotus, children learn about everything that a Lotus flower stands for, and how they can try to become a Lotus flower in mind and body by incorporating a few practices in their daily lives.
The story encourages young readers to pause and reflect on their deep connection with this wonder of nature. Blooming in muddy waters and gracing sacred spaces and arts, the lotus becomes a source of inspiration for all who turn the pages of this delightful lyrical tale.
Big, sparkling eyes and smiling faces brighten up the book’s cartoon illustrations… The family’s pep is matched by that of the educational text, which delivers a colorful encapsulation of Diwali’s religious lore…Read More
Not just beautiful but also thought provoking and engaging… A highly recommended addition to any home that wants to add more meaning to their Diwali celebrations..Read More
Hindu American Foundation
A real gem, My Diwali – Lights of Virtue, a children’s book by the brilliant Priya Kumari, is designed to introduce children to Hindu festivals’ “inner meanings” and to Hindu traditions. Set as a family conversation…Read More
Prof. Ved P. Nanda
A must have for anyone who really wants to know what Diwali truly means and how it can inspire children to discover their inner strength and wisdom.