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The is an entertaining tongue -in-cheek look at the spiritual tourism business in India. The people in the book come from all walks of life and from a myriad of western countries... Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by Lionel S. Taylor
This is an ironic, clever portrait of the American-British enlightenment seekers back in the 1960's. Read morePublished on November 17, 2012 by mark twain
An interesting, if somewhat disorganized, string of anecdotes about the strange ways in which Western materialism and Indian spirituality meet. Read morePublished on January 11, 2012 by Carno Polo
This lady can write! She writes as good as V. S. Naipaul in describing the behaviour of higher primates and the phalanx of mediocrity we call `the masses'. Read morePublished on November 18, 2011 by Halifax Student Account
I've just reread Karma Cola (3rd time) and enjoyed it more than ever. Dropping onto this page I was stunned to discover how much rage had been kindled by such a light-hearted,... Read morePublished on September 5, 2010 by Steve Summers
I was eager to read this book about the hippies who descended on India in the 60's and since. Westerners tourists want the "packaged" Eastern exotics, with air-conditioned hotels,... Read morePublished on July 17, 2009 by B. Wolinsky
This book is a cautionary antidote to the foolish infatuation with Indian gurus on the part of gullible Westerners.Published on June 15, 2009 by David Kiebert
Gita Mehta's KARMA COLA, originally published in 1980, is a 1979, is a collection of anecdotes about the Western travelers that Mehta met in India in the 1970s. Read morePublished on May 7, 2009 by Christopher Culver