Trickster and tricked
Could a fake guru work just as well as a real one? All gurus try to undermine their followers' egos and expectations, so does it matter if the teacher is a real fraud? Author and scholar Erik Davis, writing in Aeon magazine, explores why Vikram Gandhi's documentary 'Kumaré' is one of "the more thought-provoking and unexpected takes on the dynamics of modern spirituality" he has come across with.
From Aeon magazine