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Ira Trivedi

Ira Trivedi

Ira Trivedi is a bestselling author and yoga acharya. She has written eight books, including fiction, non fiction and children’s books. Her book India in Love, Marriage, and Sexuality in the 21st Century is a landmark book on India’s new social revolution in marriage and sexuality. Her books have been published by leading publishers in India and internationally. They have been translated into several languages. She writes for leading publications in India and around the world, including Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy.

Trivedi has won several awards for her work, including the UK Media Award for her work on bride trafficking and the New Indian Express Devi Women’s Award for dynamism and innovation. In 2017, she was honoured as one of BBC’s 100 most influential women in the world. Ira is regularly invited to speak and comment on news channels around the world on issues of gender and culture.

In addition to her work as a writer, Ira is a Master of Yoga or Yoga Acharya. She has two yoga shows in India, including one on Doordarshan National, India’s national channel and on India Today, a leading English channel. She is the author of the 10 minute Yoga Solution and My Book of Yoga series featuring Om the yoga dog. Trivedi teaches yoga around the world, and was part of the team leading the first International Day of Yoga at Rajpath New Delhi, where two Guinness World Records were created- for the largest yoga lesson and for the most nationalities in a yoga lesson. She is the founder of Namami Yoga, a charity that teaches yoga and life skills to underprivileged children.


Three Women

Lisa Taddeo in conversation with Ira Trivedi

Lisa Taddeo’s latest book Three Women is a worldwide sensation, which explores the intricate depths of the female heart in all its passion, heartbreak and intimacy. The book chronicles the emotional lives and loves of three American women with diverse backgrounds, from three different regions of the United States. In conversation with author Ira Trivedi, two-time Pushcart Prize-winning author and journalist Taddeo discusses the grim truths about desire and power, and how we perceive women.