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In many books, the Rishikesh sojourn features prominently, as a watershed moment in the development of a counterculture-one that sought an Indian idiom to question and challenge Western mores.

For many of us midnight's grandchildren (city brats, rootless Anglophones), The Beatles were part of our sonic landscape, as familiar as R D Burman and Nazia Hassan. When we read William Wordsworth in class, we couldn't be sure what a daffodil was, exactly but cellophane flowers?

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