The Sadhus of India

A Study of Hindu Asceticism

By Robert Lewis Gross

This empirical study provides a richly ethnographic account of india's colourful and charismatic holymen or sadhus. It also attempts to make readers understand the persistence of ancient traditions of asceticism and world renunciation in modern indian social and religious life.


485 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/1992
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170330677


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