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This volume includes some of the path-breaking essays by well-known psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar on themes ranging from Hindu childhood, modern mysticism, and India's healing traditions to male-female relations and Hindu-Muslim violence. The seven new, previously unpublished essays focus on the Indian mind and sexuality and the role of empathy in psychoanalysis and spiritual ...more
Hardcover, 464 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published May 17th 2001)
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Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and writer who lives in Goa, India.

Kakar took his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Gujarat University, his Master’s degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business economics from Mannheim in Germany and his doctorate in economics from Vienna before beginning his training in psychoanalysis at the Sigmund-Freud Institute in Frankfurt, Germany in 1971. Between 196
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