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My Father"s Guru

J. Moussaieff Masson

My Father"s Guru

A Journey Through Spirituality and Disillusion

by J. Moussaieff Masson

  • 288 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Religious,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • (Jeffrey Moussaieff),,
  • 1898-,
  • 1898-1981,
  • 1941-,
  • Brunton, Paul,
  • Brunton, Paul,,
  • Masson, J. Moussaieff,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9430672M
    ISBN 100201626195
    ISBN 109780201626193
    OCLC/WorldCa232353052

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The New York Times Book Review “My Father’s Guru is an interesting account of a warped upbringing made fascinating by the insight it provides into Masson’s adult life.

He makes no excuses: in initially revering Freud and other authority figures, Masson realizes he was seeking new and better gurus that Brunton–and was fated to reject /5(25). In Final Analysis (), Masson attacked those who trained him as a psychoanalyst.

Now, in a kind of prequel, he seeks to debunk Paul Brunton, a pioneering popularizer of Eastern thought who for years was the live-in guru to Masson's childhood family. Masson's impulse to illuminate shadowy spiritual practices goes awry, however, because Brunton appears here as gentle and forgiving, while Author: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.

Throughout this confessional book a grown man tells of an unusual, even weird childhood and the blind submission that consumed his family’s life.” –ROBERT COLES The New York Times Book Review “My Father’s Guru is an interesting account of a warped upbringing made fascinating by the insight it provides into Masson’s adult life/5(29).

Many years ago when I first found my spiritual teacher she said to me one day; "Don't idealize me Peter, we all have feet of clay." This excellent book exposes every clay foot, toe and toenail of Dr.

Paul Brunton and yet manages to do so with a certain amount of humour and respect for his spiritual qualities/5. Written with wit and affection tinged with disillusion that is never bitter, My Father's Guru is a fascinating memoir in the tradition of Geoffrey Wolff's The Duke of Deception: a book not only about P.B., but about what it means to grow up in the shadow of a man who laid claim to such enormous power.

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