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  • Ecstasy

    by Sudhir Kakar ...
    Ram Das Baba, as his devotees call him, is the son of a devout Brahmin family. He spends a lifetime seeking spiritual knowledge and his journey is filled with illuminating visions, severe tribulations, and an unwavering faith. His destiny as a highly evolved Sadhu is fulfilled through ordeals of monastic bliss, tantric awakening, madness, and transexuality. But as his life nears its end he meets a ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Ecstasy

    by Sudhir Kakar ...
    The story of a young Brahmin growth into a guru--traveling with him from the time of his youth, through life in a monastery and up to becoming a mentor to another young boy. ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors

    A Psychological Inquiry into India and Its Healing Traditions

    by Sudhir Kakar ...
    Shamans, Mystics and Doctors is a detailed and thoroughly fascinating account of the many ways in which the ancient healing traditions of India—embodied in the rituals of shamans, the teachings of gurus and the precepts of the school of medicine known as Ayurveda—diagnose and treat emotional disorder.Drawing on three years of intensive fieldwork and his own psychoanalytic training and experience, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Seeker

    by Sudhir Kakar ...
    It is 1925 and India’s struggle for independence is in disarray, impeded by factionalism among its leaders and rising incidents of unrest across the country. Meanwhile, having withdrawn himself from active politics, Mahatma Gandhi is in an ashram immersed in what he considers the most important undertaking of his life-the creation of a community that is wholly dedicated to the highest standards of ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Kamasutra

    Translated by Wendy Doniger, Sudhir Kakar ...
    series Oxford World's Classics
    'When the wheel of sexual ecstasy is in full motion, there is no textbook at all, and no order.' The Kamasutra is the oldest extant Hindu textbook of erotic love. It is about the art of living - about finding a partner, maintaining power in a marriage, committing adultery, living as or with a courtesan, using drugs - and also about the positions in sexual intercourse. It was composed in Sanskrit, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir

    Emerging Themes in Culture, Family, and Childhood

    series Psychoanalytic Studies: Clinical, Social, and Cultural Contexts
    In Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir, Manasi Kumar, Anup Dhar, and Anurag Mishra discuss the synergies and diachronic thought that is emblematic of the current psychoanalytic narrative in India and examine what psychoanalysis in India could become. The contributors to this edited collection connect problems around culture, family, traditions, and the burgeoning political changes in the Indian ... Read more

    $85.49 USD

  • The Crimson Throne

    by Sudhir Kakar ...
    Tells tales of India during the Mughal era, viewed from the contrasting mindsets of European aides to the two leading princes, Dara Shikoh and Aurangzeb. Niccalao Manucci and Francois Bernier offer insights into the minds of their respective princes into the same event, give the reader a wide perspective on how history is actually shaped by every day events of its times. ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • India Analysed

    Sudhir Kakar in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

    Based on interviews of Sudhir Kakar by Iranian philosopher Ramin Jahanbegloo, India Analysed is a journey into Kakar’s mind—his fertile and unpredictable ways of thinking, and the essential humanism which all his writings signify—recounting the life and ideas of Kakar in his own words. In the process, the book affords readers rare insights into the psychological make-up of the modern Indian. ... Read more

    $18.09 USD

  • Imaginations of Death and the Beyond in India and Europe

    This volume explores current images of afterlife/afterdeath and the presence of the dead in the imaginations of the living in Indian and European traditions. Specifically, it focuses on the deepest and most fundamental uncertainty of human existence---the awareness of human mortality, on which depends any assignment of meaning to earthly existence as also to notions of worldly and otherworldly ... Read more

    $80.09 USD

  • Culture and Psyche

    Selected Essays

    by Sudhir Kakar ...
    In these essays renowned psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar uses diverse sources, including case studies, Indian myths and legends, and fiction, to analyse various facets of Indian identity. He explores the Indian psyche through a cultural and psychoanalytical investigation of ideas concerning identity and sexuality. The second edition updates the role of culture in psychoanalytical thoughts, and includes ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • Secrets of Success

    Through Bhagvad Gita

    This book is based on Bhagvad Gita’s philosophy and teachings. It is aimed at eliminating stress, lack of confidence, anxiety and bringing in fame, money, peace and prosperity and finally success in life. It is a practical book with suggestions and drills to follow. It will make you spiritual and self-confident as per Lord Krishna's utterances delivered to Arjuna in the battlefield of Kurukshetra. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Understanding Cancer in Women - E-book

    This small book is one of the titles from the Elsevier Health Education and Wellness Series, which is meant for common people to have better understanding of Cancer among women.• Clear, succinct, but most sought-after information on various aspects of cancer in women• Special emphasis on the general patient's concerns/queries• Covers recent advances related to cancer in women ... Read more

    $3.99 USD