10 Years of Celebrating Indie Authors

Raj Kachru

Dr Raj Kachru, a Kashmiri Pandit, hails from the family of 18th century’s leading Kashmiri Poetess, Arnimal, known for poignant poetry, and Munshi Bhawani Dass Pandit Kachru, an erudite Persian scholar and historian at Rainawari, Srinagar, Kashmir. Raj Kachru did his earlier schooling in the valley, graduated from IIT, Kharagpur, and PhD from MSU, USA. A globe trotter, he has worked in USA, Iran and India, including IIT, Kharagpur. His last position was as the Assistant Director-general (Process Engineering) at ICAR, New Delhi.  During his 50+ years of professional career, Raj Kachru has puRead More...


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Kashmiri Proverbs Volume II

Books by Dr. Raj Kachru

The proverbs contained in this volume are pithy statements mostly derived from wisdom that expresses traditionally held truths or pieces of advice based on common sense or experiences encapsulating a society's values and beliefs. The beauty of these proverbs lies in the fact that they hold true for all times and are well thought out and honed by our ancestors from time immemorial. Their popular usage in colloquial language and Kashmiri needs no emphasis as the

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Kashmiri Proverbs: Volume 1

Books by Dr. Raj Kachru

This book, written during the pandemic, is the brainchild of the author, based primarily on the Kashmiri sayings the elders used to quote and intersperse during their day-to-day conversations. Such special sayings, the proverbs, are gems of wisdom that give advice about life. Proverbs do reflect and demonstrate national events, social customs and vices, and are found in all languages and societies alike. As rightly said by a Panamanian, “Proverb is to speech

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