Miss reymond was in india first time from 1947 to 1953 but she did also then go back in time some thousands of years when she joined her family with their long heritage as the name says the book tells of her life in an orthodox brahmin family observing the rigid discipline that belong to the tradition. Here is a unique firsthand report on the family life of indias orthodox brahmins accepted as a member of such a family lizelle reymond found its existence pervaded by the same subtle discipline that has preserved indias religious heritage through thousands of years the home life of my brahmin . I am a punjabi brahmin we are somewhat different family i always have to give clarification on this that how can a punjabi be a brahmin and vice versa i am constantly reminded of my caste whenever i go out in my village of uttar pradesh am addressed by pandit ji title alike by people of all religions. My life with a brahmin family lizelle reymond home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create lists bibliographies and reviews or search worldcat find items in libraries near you . In quest of enlightenment lizelle reymond a french writer worldly the product of the best european culture can offer a woman isolates herself within a strict kumaon himalayan household at first it is a trying ordeal the self possessed adaptable woman finds for the first time in her life that she cannot in any real way communicate with her hosts despite her studies of indian matters
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