Sudhir Kakar





Sudhir Kakar


Born
in Nainital, India
July 25, 1938

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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 1966 and 1971, Sudhir Kakar was a Lecturer in General Education at Harvard University, Research Associate at Harvard Business School and Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.




After returning to India in 1975 , Dr. Kakar set up a practice as a psychoanalyst in Delhi where he was also the Head of Department o
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“You love another person not because of his virtues- that is infatuation- but in spite of his faults," he said to her. "Love has no place for idealization.”
Sudhir Kakar, The Seeker: A Novel

“It is better to grope in the dark and wade through a million errors to reach the Truth than to entrust oneself to someone who knows not that he knows not. Has a man ever learnt swimming by tying a stone to his neck? So let me go my own way even if it is the wrong one.”
Sudhir Kakar, The Seeker: A Novel

“Engkau memintaku untuk melupakan cintaku, seakan-akan cinta itu disebabkan oleh oleh kemanjaanku. Kau tidak menyadari bahwa cinta sejati, cinta yang muncul dari jiwa yang paling dalam, meningkatkan kemampuan untuk mengabdi. Memintaku untuk melupakan cintaku, sama saja seperti kau memintaku untuk melupakan keimananku pada Tuhan dan kekuatanku untuk mengabdi”
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