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The Path of the Mystic Lover: Baul Songs of Passion and Ecstasy
     

The Path of the Mystic Lover: Baul Songs of Passion and Ecstasy

by Bhaskar Bhattacharyya, Nik Douglas (With), Penny Slinger (With)
 
Carrying on the living tradition of mystic minstrels, the Bauls roam the countryside of eastern India enacting the spiritual love dalliance of Radha and Krishna through songs and dances. The Path of the Mystic Lover explores the Bauls' lifestyle and philosophy, describing their sexual and ritual practices as well as their sacred teachings.

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Carrying on the living tradition of mystic minstrels, the Bauls roam the countryside of eastern India enacting the spiritual love dalliance of Radha and Krishna through songs and dances. The Path of the Mystic Lover explores the Bauls' lifestyle and philosophy, describing their sexual and ritual practices as well as their sacred teachings.

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Tantra Magazine
". . . an intimate and poetic look into the lives of a people whose living expression is communion with the Divine. A must-read for Tantric initiates of all levels."
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". . . an intimate and poetic look into the lives of a people whose living expression is communion with the Divine. A must-read for Tantric initiates of all levels."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892810192
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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". . . an intimate and poetic look into the lives of a people whose living expression is communion with the Divine. A must-read for Tantric initiates of all levels."

Meet the Author

A journalist and filmmaker, Bhaskar Bhattacharyya was born in the Himalayas of Bengali parents, brought up in East Africa, and educated in England. He then returned to India and continued his studies with Gopinath Kavirag, one of India's foremost Tantric scholars. He now lives in northern India with his wife and family.

Nik Douglas' pioneering work on Tantra over the past two decades has resulted in a movie, Tantra: Indian Rites of Ecstasy, and several books, including the best-selling Sexual Secrets: The Alchemy of Ecstasy with Penny Slinger. An important modern surrealist artist, Penny Slinger has had her work widely exhibited and published in the United States and Europe.

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