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The editors would be grateful if anyone who finds legitimate mistakes or misquotes in the text of this book, or in email exchanges about the book, would keep us informed, so that such misquotes or mistakes may be posted here, under “Clarifications.”


(1) In section I, chapter 3, page#27 ,”…the eighteenth century Hindu mystic, Sri Ramakrishna..”. should read “…the nineteenth century Hindu mystic, Sri Ramakrishna..”

Sri Ramakrishna (1836-1886) was a nineteenth century figure. (Thanks to reader Dr Pradip G for pointing this out. This inadvertent error is regretted.)


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