Gurus, godmen, and good people
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Published by Orient Longman in Bombay .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion -- Biography.,
  • Gurus.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Khushwant Singh.
ContributionsKhushwant Singh, 1915-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL72 .G85
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 119 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4865223M
LC Control Number75905201

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Godman is a colloquial term used in India for a type of charismatic guru that is often raised to a demigod-like figure by their cult following. They usually have a high-profile presence, and are capable of attracting attention and support from large sections of the society. Godmen also sometimes claim to possess paranormal powers, such as the ability to heal, the ability to see . Get print book. No eBook available. Gurus, godmen, and good people. Khushwant Singh. Orient Longman, - Religion - pages. 0 Reviews. On some religious leaders and social workers of INdia; compilation of writings by various disciples. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Gurus, Godmen and Good People Khushwant Singh This book contains a series of chapters dealing with a dozen of the more well-known "Godmen" of modern India. The chapter on Balyogeshwar as Prem Rawat or Maharaji is known in India is based upon Singh's story "The Guru Business" in the New York Times of April 8,   Gurus & Godmen In this third of the series on symbolism, we will cover some aspects of human physiognomy, i.e. of the human face. By the Principle of Reflection, the human body is a reflection of the soul and the personality that manifest through it.

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. Truth is, with time, people have forgotten this great knowledge. On top of that, people have become ignorant and 'modernised', such that they do not care to turn open the pages of the scriptures. Now, suddenly a Guru comes up, who has great knowle.   And while the author says "the book neither debunks nor celebrates the subjects", in fact it does that in good measure. Mostly overtly and sometimes as a subtext it betrays the author's belief that all gurus - except the one non-guru Morari Bapu - /5(15).   Symbolism III - Gurus & Godmen In this third of the series on symbolism, we will cover some aspects of human physiognomy, specifically that of the human face. By the Principle of Reflection, the human body is a reflection of the soul and the personality that functions through it.

Gurus, Godmen and Good People xi Another miracle-man who has a startling resemblance to Sathya Sai Baba, growing the same bee-hive mop of hair and wearing the same body length saffron robe is the thirty-seven year old Bhagwan (God) Sri Neelakantha Tathaji. When I went to pay my respects to him he "materialised" sacred ash and a brown. Both these authors speak of their journeys in mysticism that culminated in them escaping the occult clutches of Hindu godmen and gurus and finding solace and salvation in Jesus Christ. This particular book is the journey of a young Greek man who was also undertook, like many during the 60s and 70s, the voyage of a psychonaut/5. Faith, Reason, Gurus, Godmen! India needs more torch of reason not Gurus and Godmen Democracy is all about the greatest good of the greatest number of people. Threat to democracy or heresy is when people join together as fighting factions based on caste, class, creed, community, country to corner the lion’s share of the common good for.   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.