14 Nov Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. 10 Oct Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power struggle – her book, rather her life had all the elements which. 31 Mar Whistleblower Sister Jesme: Kerala nun should throw Rs 12 lakh She has even penned a book called “Amen” based on her experiences.

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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Most join the order in young age due to family compulsions or ignorance.

Though Lord is her only husband, she is compelled to have sexual relations with another nun in the convent.

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It was the local people who took me to the Janaseva Sisubhavan,” she said. Seriously booking through it! The fact that she was a nun is just an added bonus. After joining the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be. Nuns generally carry an impression of being benign, nesme and serving the society self-lessly.

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It’s revelation that one hardly expects to know. So they can’t hear the confessions and conduct many other rites like the priests who are males and sistfr even enjoy the luxury of drinking liquor. Actions that bring disrepute to him, shouldn’t be generalized to to others having something in common with them. The book must be read for many reasons.


Lala Harpal Ke Jootey. Or at least easier to read. Hats off to you Sister Jesme.

Thanks for the review. So where you isster an intelligent read, you are bombarded with paragraphs and paragraphs of praise and worship to a nun’s belief. Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme.

This book was first released in Malayalam although it was originally written in English.

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Incidence of suicides by nuns too has been on the rise. She had been the principal of the reputed Vimala College in Thrissur, run by the powerful 35 lakh-member Syro-Malabar Church SMCthe largest Indian Catholic church, before she quit to launch her tell-all autobiography. She also states examples where a few priests are involved in sexual relationships with the nuns. She is a socialist who mingles with the lower strata of kitchen nuns freely, she is a liberal who watches movies and makes movies, she is so honest that she is the only one who stands up against capitation fee, she is the saviour of poor students, she’s so Jesuslike that she always shows the other cheek.

Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. They tell them that she is mentally unstable. Alert on new comments on this reviews. Mindgames ,sexual liaisons,petty jealousies, rampant sexism, racism and hate are all part of church establishment.


When no period is mentioned, no place is specified and pseudonyms are adopted against real names, the book is wobbling between a fiction and a biography. By this way forced sex can be avoided. Some of the accusations that she makes are threatening the very foundation of the Church in Kerala.

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Sep 30, Dr. More than 63 priests in Kerala face criminal cases. The book contains lurid descriptions of sexual perversions performed on her by priests and fellow nuns. It always makes me sad to see a book about an important subject with writing so bad it makes it hard to go through. On a lighter note, I gave you an award on my blog: Chura liya hai tumne. Irka, Tankya and Hotel. So for an average Indian the book gives no shocks.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme

The politics, the red tapism in institutions such as churches, etc. You have been loggedin via facebook. In march issue, X, no.