Famous books of Himachal and their Authors (Full List)
Everyone who comes to Himachal Pradesh gets mesmerized by its beauty.
These books describe Himachal in their own way. If you ever feel like reading a book, then definitely read one of these books.
There have been some writers who wrote a book describing Himachal. Books of Himachal Pradesh and their Authors are mentioned here.
Books and Authors of Himachal Pradesh-
|S.No.||Name of Book||Author Name|
|1||Himachal Atit, Vartmaan aur Bhavishya, Ek Jhalak||Dev Raj Sharma|
|2||Himachal Pradesh Parichay||Dev Raj Sharma|
|3||Himalayan Polyandry||D.N. Majumdar|
|4||Kinnar Desh||Rahul Sankrityayan|
|5||Himachal Parichay||Rahul Sankrityayan|
|6||Kinnar Lok Sahitya||Bansi Ram Sharma|
|7||Himachal Borderland||Ram Rahul|
|8||Himalayas – Abode of Light||Nicholas Roerich|
|9||History of Punjab Hill states||J. Ph. Vogel and John Hutchison|
|10||History of Mandi||Vikram Kayastha|
|11||History of Mandi State||Manmohan Singh|
|12||Himalayan District of Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti||A.P.F. Harcourt|
|13||“Kangra Painting” / Travel in the Western Himalayas||Mohinder Singh Randhawa|
|14||Himalayan Art||J.C. Frank|
|15||Schedule Tribes of Himachal Pradesh||T.S. Negi|
|16||Himachal Pradesh History, Culture and Economy||Mian Goverdhan Singh|
|17||Buddhist Monastery in Himachal Pradesh||O.C. Handa|
|18||Pahari Chitra Kala||Kishori Lal Vaidya|
|19||Himachal Pradesh its Shape and State||Yashwant Singh Parmar|
|20||Twarikh-e-Riyasat Sirmaur||Ranzor Singh|
|21||Dharti Hai Balidaan Ki||Shanta Kumar|
|22||Pahar Begane Nahi Hongey||Shanta Kumar|
|23||Himalaya Per Lal Chaya||Shanta Kumar|
|24||Country Life||Norah Richards|
|25||Bilaspur Ki Kahani||Akshar Singh|
|26||Kullut Desh Ki Kahani||Lal Chand Prarthi|
|27||Prachin Himalaya||L.P. Pandey|
|28||Muktsar Twarikh-e-Riyasat Chamba||Gharib Khan|
|29||Bilaspur Past, Present and Future||Anand Chand|
|30||Himalayan Circuit||G.D. Khosla|
|31||Kamniya Kinnaur||R.K. Kaushal|
|32||Life of Raja Shamsher Prakash of Sirmour||Bal Govind|
|33||Travel in the Himachal Province of Hindustan||William Moorcroft|
|34||The Wonderland Himachal Pradesh||Jag Mohan Balokhra|
|35||Vedic Arya aur Himachal||M.R. Thakur|
|36||Himalaya Puttor Kinnaron Ki Lokgathayen||Sharab Negi|
|37||Peed Pahara Ri||Jaidev Kiran|
|38||Chamba Paintings||V.C. Ohri|
|40||Himachal Ke Mandir||Kishori Lal Vaidya|
|43||Settlement Report of Kangra||G.C. Barnes|
|44||Simla, Past and Future||Edward John Buck|
|45||Twarikh-Jubbal Kohistan||Bhagwan Dass|
|46||Himachal Pradesh History and Tradition||Dr. B.L. Kapoor|
|47||Maharaja Sansar chand||Rajeshwer Narayan Singh|
|48||Twarikh-e-Riyasat Hundur||Balak Ram Sood|
|49||Gurkha Conquest of Arki||U.S. Parmar|
|50||Rajneeti Ki Shatranj||Shanta Kumar|
|51||Himachal Ki Kala evam Puratatva||O.C. Ohri|
|52||“Pahari Loknritya” / “Buddhist Monastries”||O.C. Handa|
|53||“Himalayan Painting”/ “Himalayan Pilgrimage”||B.N. Dattar|
|54||Polyandry in Himalayas||Dr. Y.S. Parmar|
|55||‘Activities of Chamba state’||J.P.H. Vogel|
|56||Swasthya Ka Anmol Marg-Prakritik Chikitsa||Acharya Dev Vrat|
|57||“Kullu: The End of Habitable World”||P. Chatwood|
|58||‘Cast and Kinship in Kangra ‘||J.P. Parry|
|59||Cultural Heritage of the Himalayas||K.L. Vaidya|
|60||Shashi Vansh Vinod||Ganesh Singh|
|61||Catalog of the Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba||J.P.H. Vogel|
|62||Himalayan Dreamland Journey to Kinnarlok||K. Maitra|
|63||The Antiquities of Kangra||Dilip K Chakrabarti|
|64||Temple and Legend of Himachal Pradesh||P.C. Rao Choudhary|
|65||Looking Back (Autobiography)||Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan|
|66||Lahaul-Spiti: A Forbidden Land in the Himalayas||S.C. Bajpai|
|67||Numismatic History of Himachal Pradesh||P.L. Gupta|
|68||Usne Kaha Tha||Chandradhar Sharma ‘Guleri’|
|69||Kullu And Lahaul||C.G. Bruce|
|70||Travel in Kashmir and Ladakh||G.T. Vigne|
|71||Activities of Indian Tibet||A.H. Frank|
|72||Pahari Miniature Painting||Karl Khandalavala|
Frequently Asked Questions related Books and Authors of Himachal Pradesh 2021-
Q.1 Who is the author of the book ‘Kullut Desh Ka Kahani’?
Lal Chand Prarthi
Q.2 Who is the author of ‘Himalayan Circuit’?
Q.3 Who said about Spiti “This place is not for humans to live”.
Q.4 Who is the author of ‘Travel in the Himalayan Provinces of Hindustan’?
Q.5 Who wrote the book ” Himachal Parichay “?
Q.6 In which book Kalidas mentions the Kinnar?
Q.7 The famous Sanskrit poet Kalidas has called Himalaya “Devatma” in his play. What is the name of that play?
Q.8 Who is the author of the book “Himalayan Art”?
Q.9 Who wrote the book “The Wonderland Himachal Pradesh”?
Q.10 Who is the author of “Geography of Himachal Pradesh”?
Q.11 Who was the first British to place Kangra in his book?
Q.12 Who has written the book ‘Dodra Quar’?
Q.13 Who is the author of the book” Dharti Hai Balidaan Ki”?
Q.14 Who is the author of the book “Himalayan Polyandry “?
Q.15 Who is the author of the book “Pahar Begane Nahi Hongey”?
Q.16 According to folklore, which region of Himachal Pradesh was called the ‘End of the Habitable World’?
Q.17 Who is the author of the book “Festival, Fair and Custom of Himachal Pradesh”?
Mian Govardhan Singh
Q.18 Author of “Buddhist Monastries” (Himachal Pradesh) is
Q.19 Who helped William Moorecraft to write about the travel of Shimla and Punjab mountainous regions?
Q.20 Who is the author of “Pahari Miniature Painting”?
Q.21 Who is the author of “Antiquities of Indian Tibet”?
Q.22 Who is the author of “Travels in Kashmir & Ladakh”?
Q.23 “Who was compiled the settlement report of Kangra princely state in 1889 AD?
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