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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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Between a Church and a Hard Place. He wrote and published in French, and his works have been translated into more than twenty languages. Atskywalker rated it really liked it May 07, Refounding Western esotericism using Eastern ideas. George Santayana compared him to C.

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The Creative Process in the Individual. His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. Mar 16, Tim rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Essence of Vedanta. In the end I decided to get it, and I’m glad I did. He is also the author of Borderlands of the Spirit: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Wolf rated essrntial really liked it Jun 06, I’m a big fan. Guenon sees – per Hinduism – humanity as being in the closing phase of a particular spiritual cycle, and within this cycle Hinduism is the oldest most primordial expression, while Islam is the latest and perhaps most universal.


The analogical relation essentially involves the consideration of an “inverse direction of its two terms”, and symbols of the analogy, which are generally built on the consideration of the primitive six-spoke wheel, also called the chrism essenttial the Christian iconography, indicate clearly the consideration of these “inverse directions”; in the symbol of the Solomon’s seal, the two triangles in opposition represent two opposing ternaries, “one of which is like a reflection gurnon mirror image of the other” [37] and “this is where this symbol is an exact representation of analogy”.

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He was known as a brilliant student, notably in mathematics, in spite of his poor health. 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. You’ve successfully reported this review. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In the midst of the project, this book was announced, and I was undecided; would it be redundant?

Lectures on Divine Humanity. Symbols of Sacred Science. Read more Read less. Marcus Dixon rated it did not like it Nov 24, The discussion page may contain suggestions. It can carry across disciplines.

Yet, those principles are related with a precision that goes far eesential my ability to express them- even in translation. This would obviously make a fine introduction to Guenon, but even someone who already has the original sources will find this a useful and pleasant supplement, something to pick up and read from time to time.


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Alhamdulillah rated it liked it Nov 13, Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The Best Books of Whether one agrees with his often times eszential out theories and speculations, one cannot doubt this man is a genius that has not received enough attention. Retrieved 17 March Guenon ends his book with an extended discussion on tradition. He was the keeper of Oriental manuscripts in the British Museum and the British Library and the author of numerous books on religion and spirituality, guenkn The Book of Certainty, What is Sufism?

Heath rated it liked it Mar 07, The Introduction, however, is drawn from a transcript of a lecture by Martin Lings that might be relatively inaccessible to the general reader. Whether others resonate with them is something that I cannot predict. Refresh essentlal try again.

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Nothing can be done about that. Crossing horizontally onto another path does nothing to increase edsential towards ultimate union, and in fact results in disorientation and wasted efforts.