Souhardya De is an Indian author of historical fiction, a Sunday Guardian columnist and a podcaster hailing from West Bengal. He is best known for his contributions to the Indian mythology, history and cultural heritage revitalisation.
Souhardya was conferred upon the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar,the highest national honour for Indian citizens under 18, by the President of India, for his contributions to Art and Culture, in 2021. De was also conferred upon the highest honour of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, US, the commission to the office of the Kentucky Colonelcy, by Governor Andy Beshear, in 2021. For his entry to the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay competition 2021, organised by The Royal Commonwealth Society, De was presented with a Gold Award.
“Culture is the name for what people are interested in, their thoughts, their models, the books they read and the speeches they hear.” – Walter Lippmann
- Of temples and terracotta (Outlook Traveller)
- ‘Banalata Sen’ original translation in English by Souhardya De, 2021
- The Dying Princess
- God, Para Brahman and Hindu Henotheism
- Bhakti ideals, the Nirguna movement and rise of Sikhism
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