Sudhir Kakar

Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and writer who lives in Goa, India. Kakar's sixteen books of non-fiction and four of fiction, include The Inner World (now in its 16th printing since its first publication in 1978), Shamans, Mystics and Doctors, The Analyst and the Mystic, Culture and Psyche, TheColors of Violence as also the novels The Ascetic of Desire, Ectasy, and Mira and the Mahatma. His books have been translated into twenty languages around the world.

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The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion, and Conflict

The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion, and Conflict

by Sudhir Kakar

  • Paperback £23.00

For decades India has been the scene of outbursts of religious violence, thrusting many ordinary Hindus and Muslims into bloody conflict. This work analyzes the psychological roots of Hindu-Muslim... (more)

Shamans Mystics & Doctors

Shamans Mystics & Doctors

by Sudhir Kakar

  • Paperback £24.00

'Sudhir Kakar, a psychoanalyst and scholar, brilliantly illuminates the ancient healing traditions of India embodied in the rituals of shamans, the teachings of gurus, and the precepts of the school... (more)

Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays: Second Revised Edition

Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays: Second Revised Edition

by Sudhir Kakar

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A new edition including three additional essays and a new introduction. Culture and Psyche is a collection of Sudhir Kakar's essays on cultural psychology, which analyses various facets of Indian... (more)

The Essential Sudhir Kakar

The Essential Sudhir Kakar

by Sudhir Kakar

  • Hardback £37.50

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... (more)

The Indian Jungle: Psychoanalysis and Non-Western Civilizations

The Indian Jungle: Psychoanalysis and Non-Western Civilizations

by Sudhir Kakar

  • Paperback £19.99

For more than a century, the cultural imagination of psychoanalysis has been assumed and largely continues to be assumed as Western. Although the terroirs of psychoanalysis in South America, France,... (more)

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