September 28, 2013 01:19pm

New Book on Safety for Women Traveling in India

Enjoying India: Women's Safety

NEW BOOK FOR WOMEN PLANNING TO COME TO INDIA BUT CONCERNED ABOUT SAFETY

In the wake of recent rapes in India that have received widespread media attention, many women are unnecessarily hesitant to come to this exotic land.

A new book, Enjoying India: Women’s Safety, by J D Viharini, clearly explains the cultural factors relating to women’s safety and gives practical tips for minimizing and deflecting sexual harassment, along with strategies for dealing with potential problems.

This is the first book that is exclusively concerned with safety for non-Indian women in India.

Enjoying India: Women’s Safety offers rare insights into how visitors can live and travel safely in India, by an author with many years experience.

This unique book explores key cultural issues that are dealt with superficially or, more often than not, omitted entirely by other books.

“The purpose of Enjoying India: Women’s Safety is to help women feel safe and comfortable in India—to enhance their safety and enjoyment by understanding the cultural context and the unique factors relating to western women in India,” says author, J D Viharini.

This handbook helps women acquire the necessary skills, understanding and confidence to travel safely in India. It shows women how to present themselves in a way that makes them safer.

JD Viharini is the author of Enjoying India: The Essential Handbook, a popular cultural and practical guide to India. American by birth, she is a single woman who has been living in India for 8 years, and who had previously made 15 trips to India, traveling extensively throughout most of the country, mostly solo. She holds an MS in Vedic Studies. She has learned that traveling smart and functioning in harmony with the local culture is the key to staying safe and enjoying life in India. Over the years, she has traveled around India first class, sardine class, and everything in between.

Enjoying India: Women’s Safety by J D Viharini. Retail price: $5.99 trade paperback ISBN 978-0-9819503-4-1, $3.99 e-book ISBN 978-0-9819503-5-8

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September 5, 2012 03:23am

“Enjoying India: The Essential Handbook” on Sale Now

The updated edition of Enjoying India: The Essential Handbook is now available and we are offering a 15% discount on the paperback edition by ordering through the author’s e-store. Just go to https://www.createspace.com/3447537, create and account, and then enter this code: 7XYQQTVQ.

 

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May 16, 2010 10:16am

Enjoying India cover 72dpi We are proud to announce the launch of our first book :

Enjoying India: The Essential Handbook

By J.D. Viharini.

WANT TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF INDIA? NEW BOOK IS YOUR PERFECT GUIDE

“ENJOYING INDIA: The Essential Handbook,” by J D Viharini, shows you how to experience the best of India by offering up a wealth of practical tips and cultural essentials that no visitor or expat should be without.

Visiting or moving to this exotic land? Confused and/or uncomfortable with India’s unfamiliar culture and ways? “ENJOYING INDIA” offers rare insights into this ancient culture, with its increasingly modern style of functioning, by an author who has seen it all–and done much of it herself.

This unique handbook explores key issues that are dealt with superficially or, more often than not, omitted entirely by other books.

“The purpose of “ENJOYING INDIA” is to help you feel comfortable in India—to enhance your enjoyment  by understanding the culture, learning how to communicate effectively, and deciphering how things work,” says author, J D Viharini. This handbook helps you acquire the necessary skills, understanding and confidence to:

• Stay safe and healthy

• Communicate successfully

• Understand how yes can mean no

• Avoid cultural blunders

• Deal with Indian bureaucracy

• Accommodate special needs

• Bargain effectively

• Get a seat on a fully booked train

• Use your computer safely

• and much, much more .  .  .

J.D. Viharini is a single woman who has lived and traveled extensively in India. She has learned that traveling smart and functioning in harmony with the local culture is the key to enjoying life in India. Over the years, she has traveled around India first class, sardine class, and everything in between.

What people are saying about ENJOYING INDIA:

“. . . an excellent balance between the big picture—cultural differences, spirituality, doing business—and the details, such as safety and security, food and health, money, bargaining, and shopping. . . . fair and respectful towards India without pulling any punches concerning the less savory features of life on the subcontinent. She is not afraid to be frank, which foreign observers often are, and this made me trust her immediately.” — Craig Storti, author of Speaking of India: Bridging the Communication Gap When Working with Indians

“Being an Indian myself, I can tell you that this book is an authentic account about India. India is a vast country and it is difficult for even Indians to gain such depth of knowledge about the country as this author has achieved. . . . This book is about the real contemporary India and about real Indians.” — Satyanarayana Pamarty, Chennai

Media review copies available on request.

Visit the author’s blog, Keys to India, at http://www.enjoyingindia.com

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