Dr. Hindol Sengupta is a historian, journalist and an award-winning author of nine books. He is the Editor-at-Large at Fortune India and has also been a senior journalist with leading broadcasters and publications. He is also a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
He studied South Asian history and politics at Worcester College, Oxford, as a Chevening Scholar and in business and finance as Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University. He has a doctorate in International Relations from the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations.
His works include ‘Being Hindu’ - received the Wilbur Award by the Religion Communicators Council of America (2018), ‘The Man who Saved India: Sardar Patel and His Idea of India’ - awarded as best work of non-fiction by the Valley of Word literary festival (2019), ‘Recasting India’ - shortlisted for Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute (2015). In 2015, he was also awarded PSF Award for his contribution to writing.
Now Dr Hindol Sengupta is coming with yet another biography -- on the founder-Acharya of ISKCON and also the greatest expounder of Vedic philosophy in modern times, Srila Prabhupada. He has brilliantly captured Srila Prabhupada’s life history - all stages of life right from his childhood, his encounter with his spiritual master, his unparalleled devotional spirit and faith unto Sri Krishna.
This biography of Srila Prabhupada penned by Dr. Sengupta is sure to move the hearts of the readers when they get to know his divine personality intimately. It will also make them inquisitive about the nature and truth of life.