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The perennial philosophy

Aldous Huxley

The perennial philosophy

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Published by Perennial Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy,
  • Philosophy and religion

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Aldous Huxley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .H98 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22934072M
    ISBN 100060901918


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Unfortunately, in this brief summary we cannot go into the detailed reasons why the Perennial Philosophy rejects unqualified exclusivist claims to the Truth by the different religions. What is important to note here are two prominent characteristics of the Perennial Philosophy: First, its starting point is an Absolute.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who is open to the truth and has been confused by many writers who have said their path is the only way. The perennial philosophy helps us see the essential truths in the many great Christian mystics and sages from the east.

“The man who wishes to know the "that" which is "thou" may set to work in any one of three ways. He may begin by looking inwards into his own particular thou and, by a process of "dying to self" self in reasoning, self in willing, self in feeling come at last to knowledge of the self, the kingdom of the self, the kingdom of God that is within.

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The reason for this is very simple/5. The Perennial philosophy, also referred to as perennialism and perennial wisdom, is a perspective in spirituality that views all of the world's religious traditions as sharing a single, metaphysical truth or origin from which all esoteric and exoteric knowledge and doctrine has grown.

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In the pages that follow I have brought together a number of selections from these writings, chosen mainly for their significance—because they effectively illustrated some particular point in the general system of the Perennial Philosophy—but also for their intrinsic beauty and memorableness.

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"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(K). Dec 30,  · The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley, Harper & Brothers, ; HarperCollinsff. The perennial philosophy refers to the spiritual truths that underlie human existence in all cultures through all time, transmitted through Jungian archetypes, the /5(38).

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Perennial philosophy is a strand of philosophical thought prevalent in culture since the Renaissance. It became popularised in the 20 th century where these ideas became widespread across academia and society.

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In one of his most significant pieces of non-fiction, the mind behind Brave New World presents a thorough and articulate comparison of different forms of mysticism.

Written for an audience presumed to be primarily familiar with Christianity, The Perennial Philosophy aims to extract greater theological truths from the common threads found across religions, and to explore how they can be used to.

Perennial Philosophy. likes · 3 talking about this. Truth alone triumphs. A true religion is not a religion at all. It is a way of life--living in harmony with oneself, with the world aroundFollowers: Perennial philosophy is a universal philosophy and perspective within the philosophy of religion which views each of the world's religions and spiritual traditions as sharing a single, universal truth and a single divine foundation of knowledge.

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This book provides one of the classic statements to the contrary. Huxley revisits core religious texts and draws a series of shared insights about an array of spiritual issues.

These issues are in turn woven together in a coherent tapestry that comprises a system of idea termed the Perennial Philosophy/5(4).

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This is liberating. Liberation means non-identification with form, including the form of self. It also means non-identification with the formless, which is .