From Taj to Vraj reveals the feminine nature of the soul and its relationship with the divine. Here philosophy comes to life as the author shares both her personal challenges as a spiritual practitioner and her research as a Sanskrit scholar. Jaya Devi, an independent Western women, embarked on a worldwide bicycle tour at the age of twenty-three to search for a deeper experience of love. In India, she encountered different beliefs about women and how they should live and love. Even thought strongly drawn to indian culture, she was unable to accept the common beliefs about women. Questioning whether these were actually rooted in the Vedic teachings, she delved into extensive research which took her on an unexpected journey into a new vision of love.