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Godmen of India

by Peter Ludwig Brent

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Gurus -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Peter Brent.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2003 .B66 1972b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p.
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5478804M
      ISBN 100812902580
      LC Control Number73190123
      OCLC/WorldCa644776

      Combatting India’s godmen Part I: The Program Almost 1 in 5 of the people on the planet live in India. India is a land one third the size of the USA but with almost four and a half times more people and one-seventh of the USA’s national income (GDP). These figures place the USA 7th in the league table of GDP per capita and India a lowly th, just below Nigeria. Gods And Godmen Of India. Khushwant Singh. About the book. In this vibrant volume, Khushwant, in his inimitable style, tackles all issues related to religion, faith, blind faith, new cults, and new movements in other words, he charges like a raging bull to attack the epidemic of gods and godmen that has swept the nation in recent years.

      Gurus book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. India’s godmen are famous and enigmatic. Certainly among its most colourful cu /5.   The godman who wasn’t a man of God This could be one reason why some of the followers continue to defend the godmen. Majumdars’s book is primarily a Author: Tribune India.

        Godmen do extraordinarily well in our country than in most others, and that is where the puzzle lies. Is our society more vulnerable? Or, does this . ‘Modern Godmen in India:A sociological Appraisal’ is an exclusive work by Prof. Uday Mehta in the field of Sociology of Religion in India. This is the first book in the series of six volumes edited by Prof. A.R. Desai under the title ‘Role of Religion in Indian society series’.


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Free shipping for many products. In a family of godmen, a clean baba stands out like a white sheep. That, however, does not stop people from stooping to charlatans in robes and matted hair. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published, London: Allen Lane, Description: [6], pages ; 19 cm: Responsibility.

India has had a long history of gurus or spiritual guides – the learned master who helped people attain higher knowledge. In recent times, the tradition seems to have metamorphosed into an industry, with godmen exploiting weaknesses of existing institutions like family, religion and society to their advantage, and offering instantaneous.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brent, Peter Ludwig. Godmen of India. Chicago, Quadrangle Books [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Gourous. In this vibrant volume, Khushwant, in his inimitable style, tackles all issues related to religion, faith, blind faith, new cults, and new movements in other words, he charges like a raging bull to attack the epidemic of gods and godmen that has swept the nation in recent years.

Asia Dark times ahead for Indian "godmen" In tradition-bound India, the number of people claiming to possess mystical powers has increased. These so called godmen are said to have thousand of.

Begone Godmen. describes Dr. Kovoor's encounters with assorted fakes attempting to cash on the credulity of their victims. It is a work of detection and exposure, as enjoyable a any thriller, and a warning against the bogus gurus the reader may come across.5/5(2).

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x Gurus, Godmen and Good People. and the property in the family. Disputes about succession result in schisms and often come up before Courts of Law. * * * All over India one comes across pictures of a wizened old man sitting on a slab of stone with one leg on the other. This is Sai Baba of Shirdi, a latter-day Saint Christopher of India.

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