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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“The Essential René Guénon: Metaphysics, Tradition, and the Crisis of Modernity”

His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Wolf rated it really liked it Jun 06, The selections, with few exceptions, are drawn from a handful of obvious major works; there’s nothing here that’s previously unpublished, ghenon newly translated; no letters, diaries, etc.


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A pioneering philosopher, he, also, provided the intellectual keys for a reclamation of the West’s spiritual riches through an exposition of the Eastern metaphysical doctrines. The Essential Rene Guenon: Rastreie seus pedidos recentes. There is no distinction between the Infinite and universal Possibility; simply the correlation between these terms indicates that in the case of the Infinite, it is contemplated in its active aspect, while the universal Possibility refers to its passive aspect: I suppose the Modern comes first, not the Metaphysical, to ease the modern reader into Guenon’s metaphysical world; the Hindu is given its own due to the amount of attention Guenon devoted to it, while the Traditional has not only other traditions such as Islam but also topics that apply to traditions generally, such as rites, teachers, etc.

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This is not to say that Guenon and the other Perennialists disavow traditional religious orthodoxy or adherence. With both authors I had read a considerable amount of their core writings before hand, yet I did not really feel any redundancy here.

A key component of his thought was the assertion that universal truths manifest themselves in various forms in the world’s religions and his writings on Hinduism, Taoism, and Sufism are particularly illuminating in this regard. The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way.


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One person found this helpful. This matter should be fixed quickly, so that thinking readers can take advantage of the benefits in using a essnetial. Rene Guenon was in many ways a modern revivalist, with a call that was near prophetic in nature, inviting humanity to return to foundational truth that is timeless and beyond particularity.

The Introduction, however, is drawn from a transcript of a lecture by Martin Lings that might be relatively inaccessible to the general reader. Introduction to Sufi Doctrine. Anyone seriously interested in spirituality and the decline of European societies must read this.

English Choose a language for shopping. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The Essential Rene Guenon: From his incursions into the French occultist and pseudo-masonic orders, he despaired of the possibility of ever gathering these diverse and often ill-assorted doctrines into a “stable edifice”.

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