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The Resource Shamans, mystics, and doctors : a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions, Sudhir Kakar

Shamans, mystics, and doctors : a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions, Sudhir Kakar

Label
Shamans, mystics, and doctors : a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions
Title
Shamans, mystics, and doctors
Title remainder
a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions
Statement of responsibility
Sudhir Kakar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 of medicine known as Ayurveda
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kakar, Sudhir
Dewey number
616.89/00954
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mental illness
  • Shamanism
  • Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
  • Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
  • Mental illness
  • Shamanism
  • India
Label
Shamans, mystics, and doctors : a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions, Sudhir Kakar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1982
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Local and folk traditions. Soul knowledge and soul force: the Pir of Patteshah Dargah ; Lord of the spirit world ; Other shamans. -- Mystical traditions. The path of the saints ; Tantra and Tantric healing ; Cooling breezes: the cult of Mataji. -- Medical traditions. Indian medicine and psychiatry: cultural and theoretical perspectives on Ayurveda ; The good doctor of Jharsetli ; Epilogue: Healing and culture
Control code
1066655
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 306 pages
Isbn
9780226422794
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
90020821
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226422794
  • (OCoLC)22660379
Label
Shamans, mystics, and doctors : a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions, Sudhir Kakar
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1982
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Local and folk traditions. Soul knowledge and soul force: the Pir of Patteshah Dargah ; Lord of the spirit world ; Other shamans. -- Mystical traditions. The path of the saints ; Tantra and Tantric healing ; Cooling breezes: the cult of Mataji. -- Medical traditions. Indian medicine and psychiatry: cultural and theoretical perspectives on Ayurveda ; The good doctor of Jharsetli ; Epilogue: Healing and culture
Control code
1066655
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 306 pages
Isbn
9780226422794
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
90020821
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226422794
  • (OCoLC)22660379

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