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Wandering With Sadhus

Sondra L. Hausner

Wandering With Sadhus

Ascetics of the Hindu Himalayas (Contemporary Indian Studies)

by Sondra L. Hausner

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Asian studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • India,
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Eastern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10228928M
    ISBN 100253349834
    ISBN 109780253349835

      The British considered sadhus, particularly the wandering monks, as rebels who were instigating the people against the British.. They were seen Author: Aravindan Neelakandan.   "Wandering Sadhu" by Desert Dwellers from the album "Anahata Yoga Dub" ().

    The author, a Frenchman, travels with his Guru and experiences the life of the wandering sadhus. His master comes across as an easy-going, practical, jovial, yet a very kind and realized soul, who is always in a cheerful mood no matter what/5(21). Sadhus - Holy Men of Hinduism - A photography book by Olivier Remualdo. K likes. Foreword by Patrick Levy, author of "Sadhus Going Beyond the dreadlocks" French / Followers: K.

    Wandering with Sadhus Sondra L. HauSner aSceticS in tHe Hindu HimaLayaS Winner of the Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences, American Institute of Indian Studies “. The Wandering Taoist Paperback – Oct. 1 Wandering Monks in Twentieth-Century Thailand, or Sondra L. Hausner's prize-winning Wandering with Sadhus. This book is nothing like those. The author claims the events are true and the principal character is alive today and lives in the Unites States, and that this work can be verified. Perhaps /5(18).


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This book takes an academic approach to investigating the history, culture, beliefs, and lifestyle of the Sadhus, and sheds great insight into the lives of these unique and unusual people.

If you are interested in this mysterious culture, the book is filled with many good insights into their world, up to a by:   Sondra L.

Hausners Wandering with Sadhus: Ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas (Indiana University Press,pp) is an intimate ethnographic account of the lives of Hindu renouncers in northern India and Nepal.

Throughout Wandering, Hausner highlights seemingly opposed tensions and how these are reconciled in the daily lives of her informants; for example between the ideal of /5(3). Buy This Book in Print summary In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers -- sadhus or ascetics -- in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L.

Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice, the stripping away of social commitments, and their break with family and. The author, a Frenchman, travels with his Guru and experiences the life of the wandering sadhus.

His master comes across as an easy-going, practical, jovial, yet a very kind and realized soul, who is always in a cheerful mood no matter what/5(23). "Wandering with Sadhus is a nuanced, humane, and evocative study of Wandering With Sadhus book renouncers in South Asia. It is also a theoretically powerful contribution to anthropological scholarship on bodies in culture, the intricacies of social organization in South Asia, and the Pages: Wandering with Sadhus by Sondra L.

Hausner Book Resume: Real Sadhus Sing to God is the first book-length study to explore the ways in which female sadhus perform and, thus, create gendered views of asceticism through their singing, storytelling, and sacred text Wandering With Sadhus book, which DeNapoli characterizes as the sadhus' "rhetoric of renunciation.

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-Wandering with Sadhus is a nuanced, humane, and evocative study of Hindu renouncers in South Asia. It is also a theoretically powerful contribution to anthropological scholarship on bodies in culture, the intricacies of social organization in South Asia, and the lived practice of a complex religious system.- --Ernestine McHugh, author of Love and Honor in the Himalayas: Coming to Know Another /5(4).

In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers--sadhus or ascetics--in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L. Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice, the stripping away of social commitments, and their break with family and community, renouncers in fact regularly interact with "householder" society.

In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers -- sadhus or ascetics -- in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L. Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice, the stripping away of social commitments, and their break with family and community, renouncers in fact regularly interact with "householder" society.

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Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash On Delivery Available. Sadhus of India. They are sadhus, India’s wandering holy men. They have renounced their worldly life, said goodbye to both their possessions and their families, and now lead a life of celibacy, ascetic yoga, and a search for enlightenment.

Wandering with Sadhus: Ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas, is its remarkable methodology. The second is its sustained focus on time, place, and embodiment as forming a coherent community and culture of renounc-ers, in contradistinction to the prevalent view of isolated, wandering, unattached individuals.

The abundant descrip. Get this from a library. Wandering with sadhus: ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas. [Sondra L Hausner] -- In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers sadhus or ascetics in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L.

Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by. How the Wandering Sadhus in Saffron Silently Keep Dharma Alive. Louis Armstrong sang the famous song, ‘When the saints go marching’ in the famous ballad to express his feeling of divinity and admiration for the Christian saints.

If he were asked to sing the same song for saints belonging to Hinduism wearing saffron he would have to change a.

• Wandering with Sadhus twenty thousand (Times of India a), and the manual labor staff must have numbered many tens of thousands more, although I saw no report-ing on this total.

As a rule, every administrative body keeps and updates detailed written manuals Cited by:   While Yogananda’s biography is pretty compelling, one of the aspects of his book I was originally fascinated with the descriptions of holy men, yogis, fakirs and sadhus, wandering around “old Author: Riz Virk.

While wandering the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh India I met this affable sadhu who was more that happy to give me a spontaneous teaching. “Wandering with Sadhus is a nuanced, humane, and evocative study of Hindu renouncers in South Asia. It is also a theoretically powerful contribution to anthropological scholarship on bodies in culture, the intricacies of social organization in South Asia, and the lived practice of a complex religious system.”.

Get this from a library. Wandering with sadhus: ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas. [Sondra L Hausner] -- Intimate portraits of the life of Hindu Sadhus.

Not an easy read, but a good book. As they in India, a saint's past should not be probed. But laymen like us do have a curiosity of the daily lives of saints and sadhus. The author, a Frenchman, travels with his Guru and experiences the life of the wandering sadhus/5(20).The Sadhus of Nepal are its wandering Holy men.

Sadhus in Hinduism are wandering holy men or monks revered for being good. Many Sadhus are also Yogis who are practitioners of meditation. They have have chosen a life away from or at least on the edges of normal society to focus on their own spiritual practice.Sondra L.

Hausner is the author of Wandering with Sadhus ( avg rating, 21 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The Spirits of Crossbones Graveyard (3 /5.