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Freud along the Ganges

Freud along the Ganges

psychoanalytic reflections on the people and culture of India

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Published by Other Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Salman Akhtar.
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LC ClassificationsBF
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 451 p. ;
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721606M
ISBN 101590510909

In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as the goddess is worshiped by Hindus and Buddhists who believe that bathing in the river causes the remission of sins and facilitates Moksha (liberation from the cycle of life and death), and that the water of the Ganges is considered very pure. Pilgrims immerse the ashes of their kin in the river Ganga, Children: Bhishma and Narmada. Ilija Trojanow travelled along the Ganges, from the source, where it breaks free from the eternal ice in the Himalayas, to the great cities, by boat, by bus, on overcrowded trains. He visited the great Hindu festivals and talked to those who warn of .

On the Ganges, parts of which originated from a New Yorker article published last year, introduces us to a vivid and often eccentric cast of characters who worship the river, pollute it, and flock to it from all over the world in search of enlightenment and adventure.   Top 10 books about psychoanalysis Freud’s work changed fiction and philosophy as well as ideas of psychology and sexuality. From Michel Foucault to Philip Roth, here is some great writing about.

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Freud Along the Ganges bridges this important lacuna in psychoanalytic and Indic studies by creating a new theoretical field where human motives are approached not only psychoanalytically but also from the perspective of the teachings of Buddha, Tagore, Gandhi, and Salman Rushdie/5(2).

Freud Along the Ganges bridges this important lacuna in psychoanalytic and Indic studies by creating a new theoretical field where human motives are approached not only psychoanalytically but also from the perspective of the teachings of Buddha, Tagore, Ghandi, and Salman : Salman Akhtar.

Freud Along the Ganges offers a unique study of the ways that Indian thought and psychoanalysis illuminate and enrich each other. About Salman Akhtar Dr. Salman Akhtar is the author of numerous books, including New Clinical Realms: Pushing the Envelope of Theory and Technique and The Three Faces of Mourning: Melancholia, Manic Defense, and Moving On.

However, he had access to Freud only through lay newspaper and magazine articles. Thus, much of the theory he finally developed was his own.

Inhe published a book, Concept of Repression, in which he developed a theory of “opposite wishes.”. Freud Along the Ganges offers a unique study of the ways that Indian thought and psychoanalysis illuminate and enrich each other.

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IN THIS JOURNAL. Home; Browse. Current Issue; OnlineFirst; All Issues; Submit Paper; About. More InformationAuthor: Charles Hanly. Ilija Trojanow travelled along the Ganges, from the source, where it breaks free from the eternal ice in the Himalayas, to the great cities, by boat, by bus, on overcrowded trains.

He visited the great Hindu festivals and talked to those who warn of ecological disasters resulting from gigantic dams/5. The River Ganges is a lifeline to the towns and cities surrounding it. As people bathe, wash, fish and partake in the mass of religious ceremonies along the river bank, the activity has hugely damaged the condition of the water.

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Freud along the Ganges: psychoanalytic reflections on the people and culture of India. PSYCHOANALYSIS ALONG THE GANGES 1 An interview with Sudhir Kakar, by Livio Boni Livio Boni. Sudhir Kakar, you are probably the most well-known Indian Psychoanalyst, living. Roland, A. Freud Along the Ganges: Psychoanalytic Reflections on the People and Culture of India.

Edited by Salman Akhtar. New York: Other Press,pp. The Ganges has always been more than just an ordinary river. For millions of Indians, she is also a goddess.

According to popular belief, bathing in “Mother Ganga” dissolves all sins, drinking her waters cures illness, and dying on her banks ensures freedom from the cycle of death and rebirth/5.

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Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash. "This extraordinary book is both an academic achievement and a moving voyage along the literal and metaphorical Ganges River It will help build new bridges between this rich multicultural country and the multilayered conceptualizations of psychoanalysis." - Claudio Laks Eizirik, President, International Psychoanalytic Association.The Ganges would become a “hub of spiritual tourism,” but there was also talk of building dams every sixty miles along the busiest stretch of the river, to facilitate the transport of heavy : George Black.PDF | On Dec 1,Jack Drescher and others published Book Review: THAT OBSCURE SUBJECT OF DESIRE: FREUD'S FEMALE HOMOSEXUAL REVISITED.

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