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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

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A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best prayer flags in India. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend ritually starve to death. A woman leaves her middle-class family in Calcutta, and her job in a jute factory, only to find unexpected love and fulfillment living as a Tantric skull feeder in a remote cremation ground. A prison warden from Kerala becomes, for two months ...

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408878194

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
2011, Vintage

ISBN-13: 9780307474469

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
2010, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408801246

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
2010, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307272829

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
2009, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408800614

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
2009, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408801536

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