desai, at her best, offers enchanting, subtle, and deeply observed portraits of layered characters trapped between worlds.
In these stories, desai casts her gaze backward to conjure a fading era.
Mr. desai led us at once to the writing room where, cross-legged, sat Mahatma Gandhi.
desai, Dr. Pingale, and a few others who desired the Kriya technique.
A solemn chant led by Mr. desai, with responses from the group; then a Gita reading.