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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, Be Bop Summary

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Part 3, Be Bop Summary and Analysis

1 - When the author entered an ashram, she was assured by the people there that the experience is beautiful, but then comments on friends who warned her of its potential dangers.

2 - In the ashram, the guru was known as God, who (the author writes) welcomed a child from Switzerland who had been identified as an enlightened one ... and who asks the narrator to bring him guns and soldiers from Bombay.

3 - One night, an American tourist named Joanie was mocked because she hadn't adopted another, more enlightened name. One of the other residents said that the name reminded him of all the "shit" he and the others were trying to leave behind.

4 - The author comments on how the oft-joking guru bestows new names on those who come to his ashram by introducing her story with the same words that...

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