JOURNEY OF A PRAYER – you pray for others….others pray for you
About the Author
Sanjiv Nair: born in Bangalore; brought up and educated in Delhi. He works as an independent journalist/writer and has distinguished himself as a renowned art critic, and has made significant contributions to English dailies: The Pioneer, Hindustan Times, Evening News, The Statesman, Sahara Time, India Perspectives (published by Ministry of External Affairs), and Veer Arjun (Hindi). His critical reviews on art that appeared in The Pioneer and Veer Arjun struck a distinct chord with the art fraternity due to its high-quality writing, literary and research content and critical analysis. He also brought out his own bi-monthly tabloid Art Explorer (as founder/editor) on Art & Culture, whichbecame an instant hit for quality criticism. His highly dramatic, philosophical and psychoanalytical short stories regularly appear in Eternal Voice, a quarterly magazine of universal brotherhood, which is a Kalgidhar Trust Publication. Besides, his sensitive lyrical poems have been published by Sarita – Hindi literary magazine brought out by Delhi Press. A few of his English poems were published in Asian Age.
His revolutionary social novel ‘PURPOSE OF LOVE-Poignant story of a victim of rape’ based on the social evils such as rape and other sexual crimes was published in 2014 by Frog Books, an imprint of Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai. His second book FACE OF GUILT & OTHER STORIES, a unique collection of 25 human stories was published in 2018 by Notion Press.Though every story is unique but some of the stories with weird titles are worth reading – ‘Face of Guilt’, ‘Silent Punishment’, ‘A Life Wasted’, ‘The Unknown Giver’, ‘The Begging Bowl’, ‘The Last Stitch’, ‘Guarding Humanity’s Share’, ‘The Funeral Coat’, ‘Walk for Money’. The idea for this amazing creative work ‘JOURNEY OF A PRAYER’ evolved from the amazing story ‘Hire a Prayer’, which appeared in the February-April edition of ETERNAL VOICEmagazine, a Kalgidhar Trust Publication. Reader’s will be delighted to read the story, which is incorporated at the end of this book.
Blessed with amazing versatility,the author combines in him different qualities as a poet, lyricist, playwright, copywriter, graphic artist and painter. A true humanitarian and peoples’ man; he wears another extraordinary talent on his sleeve as an excellent trainer and mind coach.