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4 edition of Karma cola found in the catalog.

Karma cola

marketing the mystic East

by Gita Mehta

  • 252 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign Visitors,
  • Description and travel,
  • Gurus

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGita Mehta
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS414 .M378
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24833183M
    ISBN 100671250833
    ISBN 109780671250836
    LC Control Number79009206
    OCLC/WorldCa5101877

    About the Edition From the Introduction In doing so, she also reveals the devastating byproducts that the Westerners brought to the villages of rural lndia -- high anxiety and drug addiction among them. For all you Aussies, you can find the nearest physical retailer of Karma Cola here. The erotic tradition continued to thrive in Hinduism.

    You might also notice the tribal art on their bottle. In Section Three, the author introduces another of her central contentions, one related to her initial commentary on karma. Most of all, blaming the Muslims and the British ignores the history of native Hindu anti-eroticism. About the Edition From the Introduction

    And Indians who were accustomed to earning enlightenment the old-fashioned way were finding that the visitors wanted their Nirvana now -- and that plenty of native gurus were willing to deliver it. Expatriate hippies were turning on entire villages to the pleasures of group sex and I. In Section Three, the author introduces another of her central contentions, one related to her initial commentary on karma. The spices are divine.


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Karma cola book

Published in and still being reprinted, Karma Cola is one such work. But because of Karma cola book rhythm section. What is some of the good that Karma Cola does as a company?

The gurus gave her food laced with drugs. What goes around comes around. There is some truth in that general historical argument, but it has three serious flaws. It detailed the story of an English aristocrat who had heard about a guru in the mountains who was reported to be able to turn urine into scented rose water.

Brilliantly irreverent, Karma Cola displays Gita Mehta's gift for weaving old and new, common and bizarre, history and current events into a seamless and colorful narrative that is at once witty, shocking, and Karma cola book. This book is an exploration of and commentary on the decades-long history of the West's search for spiritual enlightenment in the teachings of Eastern religions and philosophies.

The next anyone knew, the Beatles were squatting at the feet of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. This thesis is reiterated and supported, on several occasions throughout the book, by anecdotal reportage of individuals who, as the result of contemplating eastern spirituality too closely or too intently, have either lost their grip on reality or gone into forms of denial.

The cola taste is traditional and comfortable. In doing so, she also reveals the devastating byproducts that the Westerners brought to the villages of rural lndia — high anxiety and drug addiction among them. In fact, they listed out every single ingredient in their cola in an email to us.

She then, throughout the book, explores various facets, motivations, manifestations and repercussions of that exploitation. Expatriate hippies were turning on entire villages to the pleasures of group sex and I.

Mehta embraces an enormous variety of life and death. We quite like the idea of it being both good and bad, in that there is a nice dynamic in that story that we can play on. Future expansion areas include more of Europe, Australasia, and the United States.

See our disclaimer Beginning in the late '60s, hundreds of thousands of Westerners descended upon India, disciples of a cultural revolution that proclaimed that the magic and mystery missing from their lives was to be found in the East. Delighted that enlightenment was already within her reach she became his follower, following him even into a cave in the high Himalayas where, she was told, other spiritual gurus were waiting to initiate her in the ways of Eastern mysticism.

The erotic tradition continued to thrive in Hinduism. Sections Four through Seven discuss ways in which individuals on both sides of the spiritual equation under consideration, both seekers and teachers, see what they want to see and act in response to those perceptions.

About the Edition From the Introduction The writer described herself as having been among the hundreds of thousands of Westerners who traveled to India in the belief that they would find holy men able to free them from the boredom and despair of an increasingly material world.

Eventually, these movements grew into the form of Neo-Vedanta called Sanatana Dharma Eternal or Universal Dharma that is embraced by many Hindus to this day. The revolution was dead. When she finally recorded her razor sharp observations in Karma Cola, the book became an instant classic for describing, in merciless detail, what happens when the traditions of an ancient and longlived society are turned into commodities and sold to those who don't understand them.

In 'Karma Cola' the acclaimed novelist trains an unblinking journalistic eye on jaded sadhus and beatific acid burnouts, the Bhagwan and Allen Ginsberg, guilt-tripping English girls and a guru who teaches gullible tourists how to view their previous incarnations.

It is perhaps the most thought-out cola in the entire world. When she finally recorded her razor sharp observations in Karma Cola, the book became an instant classic for describing, in merciless detail, what happens when the traditions of an ancient and longlived society are turned into commodities and sold to those who don't understand them.

For, as we have seen, India had its own home-grown traditions of prudery in opposition to its own sensuality. Never before had the Void been pursued with such optimism and such razzle dazzle.

Karma popped out of that.Book Review: Karma Cola by Gita Mehta. This book is kinda cynical which makes it a bit interesting. It can be a product of the author’s mind, but it seems as if she’s recounting real facts. The Karma Cola Foundation ensures the communities we work with benefit from every Karma Cola sold.

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