The Jangala Book

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Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India brings to life the grandeur of untamed India’s extensive and diverse natural heritage. This collector’s item is a product of India’s premier printing house and features hand-binding, international ink and colour, and detailed embellishments through the use of foiling and de-bossing. Housed in a luxury clamshell case, this book is the perfect accessory for the astute collector, wildlife enthusiast, and lover of the perennial Indian zeitgeist. The impressive wilderness of India is often described as living art; Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India provides a timely canvas to celebrate this storied land’s unique legacy.

LARA MORAKHIA  • SIDDHARTH MORAKHIA

Description

Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India brings to life the grandeur of untamed India’s extensive and diverse natural heritage. From blue-eyed Tigers, emerald-eyed Leopards in trees, Black Panthers, Wild Dogs, majestic Elephants, ruins of Temples lost in time, kaleidoscopic landscapes and birds and more, the Indian wilderness can lure the soul and inspire awe like no other.

Authors and Wildlife Photographers Lara and Siddharth Morakhia chronicle their expeditions across some of India’s most inaccessible and magnificent landscapes. In the process, they discover a curated series of stories privy to only themselves and the Jungle. In this gallery, Lara and Siddharth showcase several of these vignettes against the backdrop of renowned National Parks across Central, Western, and Southern India. Across five expansive chapters, Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India weaves together these storied wild lands and explores India’s unique secrets, capturing the thrill of the search in the process.

“Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India is a testament to Indian heritage and luxury bookmaking.”

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Lara Morakhia and Siddharth Morakhia are a mother-son duo who have travelled extensively across some of the most remote terrains of Africa and Asia. Central to these expeditions, Lara and Siddharth seek to capture and share the beauty of our world’s natural heritage and cultural diversity through artful and intuitive photography.

Lara Morakhia is the Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Lara Morakhia, a luxury silver jewelry brand based out of Bombay (Mumbai) and New York City. She has established herself as one of the most distinctive designers in India and is frequently featured in publications showcasing Bollywood and Hollywood’s leading stars.

Siddharth Morakhia is the Founder of The Diya Project, a platform designed to explore the world of Indian Spirituality and Culture. He lives in New York City where he has worked closely with the United Nations.

Details

Details

Handcrafted volume in a luxury clamshell case with gold foil
254 pages
150 images
English language
Released October 2021
Clam Case Size: 18”x13”x1.75”
Book Size: 17”x12”x1.5”
ISBN: 978-0-578-96916-9
Weight: 4.4 kg / 9.7 lbs

CRAFTSMANSHIP

CRAFTSMANSHIP

Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India is a testament to Indian heritage and luxury bookmaking. Printed on international paper with Pragati Offset Printers, this collector’s item is a product of India’s premier printing house and features hand-binding, international ink and colour, and detailed embellishments through the use of foiling and de-bossing. Housed in a luxury clamshell case, this book is the perfect accessory for the astute collector, wildlife enthusiast, and lover of the perennial Indian zeitgeist. The impressive wilderness of India is often described as living art; Jāṅgala – The Mystical Jungles of India provides a timely canvas to celebrate this storied land’s unique legacy.