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Ranga Rao

drunk tantra

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Published by Penguin Books in New Delhi, India, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Novel.

      StatementRanga Rao.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.R3674 D78 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. ;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1256205M
      ISBN 100140245693
      LC Control Number94906399

      She is part of a highly influential cult whose pastor is yes an Agent of the Nevermind. It could be a mess with so many genres battling for dominance but it is the strange narrative that makes it so compelling. I squirm a little but she tells me to breathe deeply and focus on the feeling — and it works. It definitely has a dark Twilight Zone-early season X Files- Jason Bourne movies vibe and could do well alongside those and other well known titles.

      The book, in short, is a picaresque tale of her journey through the labyrinths of academia, her commentary and Rao's on the dismal state of learning in this country from Patna to Palghat. Glossolalia takes some really bizarre turns particularly in the characters of Emily and Angela. What was also fairly obvious was it would have to be written by a wry teacher of Eng Lit. What I am proposing here is to rediscover this opening of mind by presenting the texts of Ch'an, Dzogchen, and the Mahamudras - Chinese, Tibetan, and Kashmiri - texts that only mystical experience can bring together. The effects of living in such a world is traumatic for all the characters particularly the lead. Rukun Advani describes this as an extension of Kooler Talk lingo, for it is a strange, often obnoxious, version of Wimpy slang and desi ghee.

      What was also fairly obvious was it would have to be written by a wry teacher of Eng Lit. The idea of the massage is to release physical and emotional blockages and free sexual energy to enable the recipient to become more in tune with her body. So you have people who say "Please be seated" to one another and a dying speech where the Mahatma of the campus, Dr. What happens is, however, quite as bizarre. My last glimpse was of her re-enacting a scene out of A Suitable Boy - her mother crying quietly, saying as Rupa Mehra said in another world at another time, "What are you doing to yourself?. The plot has to similarly follow the rites of college life - exams, seminars, strikes.


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