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Kashi - Secret Of The Black Temple

by Vineet Bajpai
CategoryHistorical Fiction
Reading level12+ years


(11 customer reviews)




Kashi – Secret of the Black Temple is part 3 of the Harappa Series, written by Vineet Bajpai. It is a fiction novel that blends mythology and history with a modern-day thriller.

1699 BCE, the Marshes of Aryavarta – As the titanic waves of pralay swallow city after city, a final battle for the Ark and the Earth begins. A ruthless barbarian-king threatens the very existence of mankind, heralding Kaliyuga – the eon of Kali.

2017, Banaras – A sacred nakshatra erupts in the night-sky as the fateful, prophesied hour arrives. A God-sacrifice turns into a horrific raakshasa-bali, even as the devta uncovers the bloodstained chronicles of a sinister Brotherhood.

762 AD, the Rashtrakuta Empire the mighty Prithvivallabha receives a mysterious visitor from the holy city. The sovereign is entrusted with an ancient secret, setting him on the path of a legendary, impossible quest.

2017, New York City – A sixth-generation billionaire receives a phone call from the Big Man. The Overlords of the New World Order unleash their last lethal bid. Mumbai underworld joins forces with the messenger of the Devil himself.

Will Vidyut survive his decisive war with the Brotherhood? What is the gruesome truth behind Europe’s 14th century Black Death? Read on to witness the final war between light and darkness, good and evil, Gods and demons.

Kashi is the sequel to the first two books of the series, namely – Harappa – Curse of the Blood River and Pralay – the Great Deluge.


‘Vineet Bajpai is undoubtedly the new literary superstar’ – Times of India

‘Vineet Bajpai…India’s answer to Dan Brown…’ – Hindustan Times

‘Vineet…has taken the country by storm…’ – DNA

Additional information

Weight 0.240 kg
Dimensions 21.5 × 14 × 2.5 cm



5.5" X 8.5"





Publishing Year

September 2018

11 reviews for Kashi

  1. Tannu

    The trilogy put together makes a great storyline and a narrative. This has everything from history to thrill. I was pleasantly surprised to read the three books, I was hooked to know how it would end.

  2. Sunil

    When I finished reading his previous books, I was always left with more excitement.

  3. Roma

    A lot of secrets are revealed in this, still, I have a lot of questions.

  4. Jasleen

    Kashi- Secret of Black Temple is the third book in the series by Vineet Bajpai, after ‘Harappa – Curse of the Blood River’ and Pralay The Great Deluge

  5. kirti

    This book is about you and me, if you read it keeping in mind yourself in place of the character. I am sure you will be able to relate.

  6. Hemant

    Woahh!! Blown away

  7. Sonali

    The best thing about the whole series is the way it has picked the characters from the different storylines in Indian Mythology and gelled them to make a completely different story.

  8. Prateek

    Suspense and thriller- The author has done a great job in writing the mystery of Black temple as it is difficult to predict what lies inside the Black Temple till the very end.

  9. Nawaz

    Indian mythology fans will enjoy this book

  10. Anushka

    Definitely go for it, the initial pages give you backstories and images to help your imagination.

  11. Nikita

    Kaashi is a nice book in itself but I suggest for everyone read the first two parts.

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