Category Archives: Gurus

The Little Red Chairs-Edna O’Brien

‘Edna O’Brien was the first Irish woman to have sex,’ says Anne Enright in her Guardian review of O’Brien’s 2011 novel, The Light of Evening. She goes on to say for Irish women of that time, 1960, sex was mostly about having children.
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Gurus in the Family Part 2 My Father’s Guru by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

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Jeffrey Masson’s father’s guru PB Brunton, known in the family as PB, unlike Sri  Ramakrishna, was not given to ecstatic fits or animal possession. A small neat man with a pointed beard he inspired the devotion of Masson’s father Jacques and his uncle Bernard without performing any spectacular feats. Continue reading Gurus in the Family Part 2 My Father’s Guru by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson