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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East Chapter Summary & Analysis - Parts 12 and 13 Summary

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Parts 12 and 13 Summary and Analysis

Being Hindu Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry 1 - The author comments on the disillusionment she finds in several ashrams, wondering whether they should all be regarded as funnels for almost endless amounts of cash.

2, 3 - Here again the author comments on the disparity between what the gurus of the East promise and what they can actually deliver, suggesting again that the problem with so many western seekers is that they simply cannot reconcile fundamental truths about Eastern philosophy with Western perspectives.

4 - The author comments that the core element of Eastern philosophy is Dharma, and that Western intellectualization and abstractions and Indian spiritual practices are both distractions from dharma's harshness.

5 - Here the author suggests that when ashram inmates become too aware of how corrupt their gurus actually are, the guru re-directs their attention.

6 - The author illustrates the actual truth...

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