Sudhir Kakar

Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and writer who lives in Goa, India. Sudhir Kakar's seventeen books of non-fiction and five of fiction include The Inner World, Culture and Psyche, Shamans, Mystics and Doctors, The Analyst and the Mystic, The Colors of Violence, The Ascetic of Desire, Ecstasy, and
Mira and the Mahatma. His books have been translated into twenty languages around the world.

John Munder Ross is Clinical Professor and Training Analyst, The Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University Medical Center.