Aruna Narlikar is an author, poet and artist. Her publications include the co-authored Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata (2014), and recent articles for the Speaking Tree column of Times of India and Economic Times. In addition to a doctorate in literature, she has earned a senior diploma in yogic science. She has wide-ranging experience in television and print media. She writes in three languages (Hindi, Marathi and English), and has had her work published in some of the leading Indian newspapers and magazines.