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Mad and Divine: Spirit and Psyche in the Modern World (Delhi:Penguin-Viking, 2008)

U.S. Edition (Chicago:University of Chicago Press, 2009)

French translation, Fou et Divin(Paris: Seuil,2010)

German translation, Freud Lesen in Goa: Spiritualitaet in einer aufgeklaerten Welt (Munich: C.H. Beck, 2008)

From Reviews

This book is a page-turner, replete with references from sociology, neurobiology, philosophy, and Eastern and Western poetry.
International Journal of Psychoanalysis
....should satiate the intellectual and spiritual hunger of inquisitive souls.
Business Standard, India
...aptly titled and absorbing study.
Dawn, Karachi
To read Sudhir Kakar's books is always a great joy. His combination of knowledge, humour and wisdom is as seldom as his literary and psychoanalytic approach to the world.... highly stimulating.
Die Tageszeitung, Germany
I do not know of any author who is so convincing in combining the Enlightenment thought of modernity within Asian spiritual heritage without betraying the one to the other.
Spuren, Switzerland