Trickster and tricked | Curio

Trickster and tricked

21 mins | Mar 19, 2020

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, a culture critic and independent scholar, 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.

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