Lata Mani

Lata Mani, Ph.D. is a feminist historian, cultural critic, contemplative writer and filmmaker. She is the author of The Integral Nature of Things: Critical Reflections on the Present (Routledge, 2013), Interleaves: Ruminations on Illness and Spiritual Life (Yoda, 2011), Sacred Secular: Contemplative Cultural Critique, (Routledge, 2009) and Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India (University of California Press, 1989). Her films include Leela’s Journey and several collaborations with Nicolás Grandi including De Sidere 7, The Earth on its Axis, We in Our Skin: The Tantra of Embodiment & the videopoems Here-Now and Nocturne I & II. More at

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