Lalitha Chittoor is a widely-traveled author, both in India and Internationally and is of Indian origin. She was raised in a very traditional, spiritual family environment in India. She has an IT background and is an alumni of MIT and Cornell University. She is versatile and has varied interests - Virtual Reality, Analytics, Cloud, Astronomy, Yoga, Sanskrit, Indian Classical Music, Indian scriptures(Vedas, Upanishads), Badminton, Ayurveda, to name a few. She lives with her husband and 2 kids aged 17 and 4, in Arvada, Colorado, USA.
This book, Navraathri and Dussehra, the fourth in the series, Indian Festivals, details about all aspects of Goddess Shakthi, legends and how this festival is celebrated all over the diverse India in its myriad forms and names.
This book, NEW YEAR, the third in the series, Indian Festivals, describes not only how the New Year is celebrated all over the diverse India in its myriad forms and names but also the astronomical phenomena that are the precursors for the formulation of the different types of calendars, viz., lunar, solar and lunisolar calendars and experiments and models for the kids. .
This book, MAHA SHIVARATRI, the second in the series, Indian Festivals, describes the glory of Lord Shiva and how the festival is celebrated all over India. It has lots of colorful pictures that exudes the sheer excitement, fervor, happiness and fun of the festival. This book would serve as a great source of introductory information for kids and adults of all nationalities.