Stock Image

Western Sadhus and Sannyasins In India.

Allsop, Marcus.

1 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0934252505 / ISBN 13: 9780934252508
Published by Hohm Press, 2000
New Condition: New Soft cover
From Asiafinebooks (IOBA) (OAKLAND, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 14, 2001 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 14.95
Price: US$ 12.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

207 pages with black & white illustrations. Whilst traveling in India in 1996 the author saw an elderly Western man seated outside the gates of the Ramana Mahashi ashram. The man was clothed in the traditional garb of a Hindu sadhu - one who has renounced the world - and was deeply engrossed in meditation. What had originally drawn this Westerner to India? What kept him here? Why had he chosen such an austere life? This book contains interviews with twelve memorable seekers, both men and women, together with the author's insights into India's contemporary spiritual scene. Paperbound, a new book. 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 7862

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Western Sadhus and Sannyasins In India.

Publisher: Hohm Press

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

This is a collection of interviews and stories about Westerners who have lived in India for 20 years or more and have become sadhus and sannyasins - holy men and women. They have renounced their native culture in favour of a life of austerity and spiritual practice.

About the Author:

Marcus Allsop, a longtime student of Indian spirituality, was educated in the north of England, and studied fine art at Newcastle College of Arts and Technology. Currently he is studying Eastern iconographic painting. He lives in London, England.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Asiafinebooks is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association and has been selling exclusively online since 2000.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Asiafinebooks accepts American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa and payments through Paypal. If
you wish to pay by cheque or money order please email
your desired titles to mail@asiafinebooks.com and I will hold them and notify you, at that point the
cheque can be mailed. There is a waiting period for cheques to clear. Books are shipped United States
Postal Service priority mail at $10 for the first and $4 for each additional. USPS media rate takes longer
and is $4.00 for the first and $1.50 ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer