Gananath Obeyesekere

Gananath Obeyesekere is professor emeritus of anthropology at Princeton University. His books include "Cannibal Talk: Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Sea"; "Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth"; "Land Tenure in Village Ceylon"; "Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience"; "The Cult of the Goddess Pattini"; "Buddhism Transformed"; "The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in Psychoanalysis and...See more