The Essential Writings of Sudhir Kakar
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (2001)
Since the last quarter of a century, Sudhir Kakar's work on Indian culture and society has found large appreciative audiences both in India and abroad. The selection by the author covers a wide spectrum from classical love poetry to modern mysticism, from Hindu childhood to India's healing traditions, from male-female relations to Hindu-Muslim violence. These extracts from his several books, which have been translated into all the major languages, include psychoanalytic reflections on dominant themes in the emotional life of Hindu men, psycho-biographical essays on such cultural heroes as Ramakrishna, Vivekananda and Gahndi, the unveiling of the erotic secret in the Radha and Krishna legend and the healing secret of the guru, love in Hindu cinema and the psychology of religious fanaticism. Kakar's wide-ranging reflections are indespensable for a psychological understanding of the country as it moves into a new millennium.
|Keywords||Psychoanalysis and culture Ethnopsychology|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$5.33 used (91% off) $132.64 new Amazon page|
|Call number||BF175.4.C84.K35 2001|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Savio Hook, Maria Teresa & Salman Akhtar (eds.) (2007). The Geography of Meanings: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Place, Space, Land, and Dislocation. International Psychoanalytical Association.
Shalini Kakar (2009). “Starring” Madhuri as Durga: The Madhuri Dixit Temple and Performative Fan-Bhakti of Pappu Sardar. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 13 (3):391-416.
Janet Sayers (2003). Divine Therapy: Love, Mysticism, and Psychoanalysis. Oxford University Press.
Arvind Sharma (2002). Modern Hindu Thought: The Essential Texts. Oxford University Press.
Sudhir Kakar (1968). The Human Life Cycle: The Traditional Hindu View and the Psychology of Erik Erikson. Philosophy East and West 18 (3):127-136.
Sudhir Kakar (1982). Reflections on Psychoanalysis, Indian Culture and Mysticism. Journal of Indian Philosophy 10 (3):289-297.
Sudhir Kakar (2009). Mad and Divine: Spirit and Psyche in the Modern World. The University of Chicago Press.
Sudhir Kakar (2008). Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays. Oxford University Press.
Sudhir Kakar (2011). The Essential Sudhir Kakar. Oxford University Press.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?