Women Healing Women: A Model of Hope for Oppressed Women Everywhere


In the tradition of Mother Teresa, the work of Sr. Lucy Kurien and the Maher Project will capture the world's attention.

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Women Healing Women: A Model of Hope for Oppressed Women Everywhere

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In the tradition of Mother Teresa, the work of Sr. Lucy Kurien and the Maher Project will capture the world's attention.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890772888
  • Publisher: Hohm Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Deliverance from Death 1

Chapter 2 Dawn of Fire 9

Chapter 3 The Maher Project Today 24

Chapter 4 Light of Universal Spirit 41

Chapter 5 Women Rising from the Ashes 61

Chapter 6 Beyond the Good Samaritan 81

Chapter 7 Paupers to Prodigies 96

Chapter 8 Casting Aside the Caste System 112

Chapter 9 The Magic of Maher 125

Chapter 10 Dowry, Dharma, and Karma: Women's Healing Stories at Maher 138

Chapter 11 No Chai Pani Here! 161

Chapter 12 To the Dancer Belongs the Universe 169

Chapter 13 Ten-Year Triumph for Maher 187

Chapter 14 Against all Odds-Dancing in Britain! 204

Chapter 15 The Eternal Drama of Draupadi 232

Chapter 16 Longing to Serve 242

Chapter 17 Goodbye to Chalta Hai!-Keys to Maher's Success 252

Chapter 18 Expanding the Maher Vision 264

Acknowledgments 277

Appendix A Rainbow of Services at Maher 281

Appendix B Interfaith Spiritual Principles, by Thomas Keating 285

Appendix C Maher Housemothers' and Children's Daily Schedule 287

Appendix D Other Indian Organizations and Missions Similar to Maher 289

Appendix E Mather Organizational Data 293

Appendix F How Can You Get Involved with Maher? 298

Index 302

About The Authors 309

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