Servant of the Lotus Feet: A Hare Krishna Odyssey

Read ^ Servant of the Lotus Feet: A Hare Krishna Odyssey PDF by ^ Brandis eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Servant of the Lotus Feet: A Hare Krishna Odyssey and I like the wide variety of merchandise available through their online according to Amazon Customer. I am familiar with the Hare Krishna movement, and I like the wide variety of merchandise available through their online store! I once visited their temple here in Philadelphia, and I found the sermon to be very interesting, and I enjoyed the prasadam feast afterwards. I know that they have a controversial past, but I have a lot of respect for them by the way they operate today! I think that

Servant of the Lotus Feet: A Hare Krishna Odyssey

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Rating : 4.39 (680 Votes)
Asin : 0595312640
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 238 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-05-28
Language : English

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Enchanted by the wisdom of the Orient, Sidd drops out of his freshman year of college in the early 1980's to join the Hare Krishnas while visiting Boston. While visiting his family for a holiday reunion, Sidd is abducted and compelled to review the facts about the religious cult he had embraced.. As an initiated Brahman priest, he gains privilege and responsibility.Sidd's innocent question posed to the spiritual master in a room of hundreds of curious guests and devoted followers shakes the foundations of the temple walls, engaging the "holy man's" wrath. During the course of four years in New England and New York City, Sidd struggles as a fund-raiser for the cult. Servant of the Lotus Feet: A Hare Krishna Odyssey is the true story of an adolescent's quest for spiritual meaning. Disillusioned by the contradictions and deceits perpetrated by the elders of the Indian religious cult, including his and other allegedly "pure" spiritual masters, Sidd gradually backs out of the movement

"and I like the wide variety of merchandise available through their online" according to Amazon Customer. I am familiar with the Hare Krishna movement, and I like the wide variety of merchandise available through their online store! I once visited their temple here in Philadelphia, and I found the sermon to be very interesting, and I enjoyed the prasadam feast afterwards. I know that they have a controversial past, but I have a lot of respect for them by the way they operate today! I think that Gabriel's experience with them, and ultimatel. Unanswered questions for Gabriel Brandis David B. Gould Gabriel Brandis's book is paradoxical - he gives in many ways a very intimate look into the life of a Hare Krishna temple resident in the 80's - the rituals, chanting, temple worship etc. He also portrays accurately the focus of that era on fundraising, and the questionable morality employed by some devotees. He accurately portrays his spiritual master. He fails to tell us enough about his inner struggle with his sexuality, with his co. Dream-like reflections on a counterculture Yvonne Hlzel Like any book dealing with experiences in a counterculture, Gabriel Brandis' book Servant of the Lotus Feet is worth reading to gain insight into a way of life so out of the ordinary and otherwise concealed to the general public. However, to my personal perception as an ex-Hare Krishna sympathizer, for a book examining the community from an ex-members' point of view, the book comes along oddly uncritical and un-distanced, without sugge

About the Author In 1984, Sidd legally changed his name to S Gabriel Brandis. . He is back in Philadelphia, working as a freelance writer and actor. While living in Colorado, Gabriel enjoyed some of the best times of his life. In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains he was inspired to write this book. He relaxes by tango dancing and skydiving

He relaxes by tango dancing and skydiving. He is back in Philadelphia, working as a freelance writer and actor. While living in Colorado, Gabriel enjoyed some of the best times of his life. In 1984, Sidd legally changed his name to S Gabriel Brandis. . In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains he was inspire

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