Sudhir Kakar

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An exploration of the theory and practice of healing in the Eastern spiritual traditions reveals the centrality of the idealizing transference in the patient-seeker's interaction with the spiritual teacher or the guru although the aim and development of the idealizing transference in the spiritual traditions are quite different from those of self(More)
When academic psychology was introduced in India (in 1905), the supposed superiority of the western conception of knowledge led to an uncritical acceptance of western concepts and methodologies. The rich Indian traditions concerned with consciousness or the self, which were perceived by the British rulers as emanating from the primitive notions of a(More)
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