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The Laughing Swamis: Australian Sannyasin Disciples of Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Osho Rajneesh

Price : $11.75
ISBN # : 9788120811188
Author : Harry Aveling
pages: 237
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Published : 1996

In 1895 Swami Vivekananda of the Ramakrishna Mission initiated two Europeans one a womean into the ancient tradition of sannyasa or world-renuciation. This practice was continued in the first part of the twentieth century by Swami Shivananda of Rishikesh. From the late sixties onwards with the sudden expansion of European awareness of Indian Spirituality, a vast hord of "foreign religious heads" have spread through India in incomprehensibly large numbers.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 12 February, 2015.
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