The Essential Rene Guenon: Metaphysical Principles, Traditional Doctrines, and the Crisis of Modernity (English Edition) eBook: Rene Guenon, John Herlihy. This is the web page of the book “The Essential René Guénon: Metaphysics, Tradition, and the Crisis of Modernity,” edited by John Herlihy. The book represents. As regards the early part of the life of Rene Guenon our knowledge is very limited because of his extreme reticence. His objectivity, which is one aspect of his.

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He denounced the syncretic tendencies of many of these groups, along with the common Eurocentric misconceptions that accompanied their attempts to interpret Eastern doctrines.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. He believed that Islam is the only traditional religious world that is practically accessible to Westerners.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. While tradition does not need an external and legalistic authority figure to give gusnon life, it must be noted that traditional societies are often hierarchical societies Guenon, Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. The Light La Luce: The ability to realize that the path is different than the goal is the same ability to hold in tension the idea of the importance of orthodoxy in religious practice while being able to learn from and recognize universal meaning behind all revealed religions, rites and traditional practices.

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His call is to eliminate multiplicity on all levels, from the formal world which distracts from the true essence, to religious reactivity in failing to transcend the apparent duality in both the way we view others and the way we fail to delve below the surface in our religious traditions.


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These teachings are the living guenno of the perennial philosophy, so how could they ever cease to strengthen the connection to the higher Spirit? The best recommendation that I can give to this book is that as I read through it I was refreshed. Between a Church and a Hard Place. It can carry across disciplines.

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For this reason, the transcendent Real has chosen certain paths up the summit of the mountain, yet has made it a natural law that one must remain vertically adherent to a particular path in order to reach the vertical goal. His first book on essengial subject is devoted to a detailed historical examination of Madame Blavatsky’s theosophy: Kasia rated it really liked it Aug rwne, Looking for beautiful books?

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