Pavan K. Varma

Pavan K Varma is a writer-diplomat and was conferred the Druk Thuksey, while serving as India’s ambassador to Bhutan. He has authored over a dozen books, including The Great Indian Middle Class, Maximize Your Life, Krishna: The Playful Divine, Being Indian: The Truth About Why the 21st Century Will Be India’s, Becoming Indian: The Unfinished Revolution of Culture and Identity, Chanakya’s New Manifesto to Resolve the Crisis within India, The New Indian Middle Class and When Loss is Gain. He is the Advisor (Culture) to the Chief Minister of Bihar, with the rank of Cabinet Minister. His latest book is Adi Shankracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker.