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At the time, Fischer was a Catholic altar boy and planned to become a priest, but during his adolescence he grew disenchanted with how Catholicism was practiced. Skip to Main Content.

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Views Read Edit View history. To ask other readers questions about The Ochre Robeplease sign up. Following agehanana reception was a special production of Mission Suhani, a modern Indian folk opera in the nautanki tradition. William marked it as to-read Nov 12, Agehananda Bharati was a charismatic former anthropology professor who died 25 years ago.


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It wasn’t long before he became the chairman of his department. Kumar Anshul marked it as to-read Feb 12, Part 7 The Lion’s Roar: To mark the 25th agehanandda of his death, Wadley organized this gathering of longtime faculty members and others who knew Swami, as many people called him, and those curious to learn more about his legacy. This, very briefly, is abehananda somewhat auto-erotic credo of a large, and unfortunately still growing, crowd of wide-eyed believers in the mysterious East, apropos which my colleague Professor Hurvitz at the University of British Columbia sagaciously remarked that “for these people, the East must be mysterious, otherwise life has no meaning.

Part 5 The Lion’s Roar: Sri Aiyer rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Agehwnanda he lived in Syracuse that didn’t mean that he stopped traveling.

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Annie marked it as to-read Dec 17, Part 8 The Lion’s Roar: Part 4 Fictitious Tibet: Home Arya Sangha Aryan: Part 2 The Lion’s Roar: He spoke some 17 modern and classical languages. Gagandeep Singh marked it as to-read May 01, Open Preview See a Problem? When Wali joined the faculty at SU nearly 20 years later, he was stunned to encounter Bharati again, ensconced in the Department of Anthropology.

By the time of his death Bharati had over published works, including an autobiography called The Ochre Robe. Growing up, he joined the Indian Club and began to study Hindi and classical Sanskritwhich led to his decision to become an Indologist.


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Deborah rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Part 6 The Lion’s Roar: Born Leopold Fischer in Vienna inhe became fascinated with India at eight years old and started learning Sanskrit and Hindi through Indian medical students he met. During his required religious pilgrimage, he traveled 1, miles around India, barefoot and begging for food. He received the name Agehananda Bharati in when he was ordained in the Bhagati Sanyasi order of Hindu monks.

She cites the example of an alumnus who, when speaking recently at SU, credited Bharati with influencing his choice of major and career. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.