- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
More copies of this ISBN
Other titles in the Essential series:
The Essential Mystics: Selections from the World's Great Wisdom Traditionsby Andrew Harvey
Synopses & Reviews
From a highly popular and respected scholar, poet and lecturer and one of the nations most celebrated authorities on mysticism comes the paperback edition of a brilliant introduction to the essential texts and themes of the great mystic visionaries.Whether its based on the Buddhist vision of the Bodhisattva or the Christian concept of service, the mystics journey is one take on behalf of all humanity and that journey is the same in all traditions. This wide range of selections brings readers the essential themes and personalities of the mystic experience. Beautifully introduced with practical analysis and vital historical information, The Essential Mystics offers extras from many traditions, including Buddhist, Sikh, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Hopi, Aborigine and Kogi.
From the celebrated scholar and lecturer Andrew Harvey, a fascinating and inspiring introduction to the essential texts and themes of the great mystics.
Not merely a feast of the greatest and wisest mystical revelations, 'The Essential Mystics' i
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-234).
About the Author
Andrew Harvey, is a poet, writer, teacher, mystic, and author of many books, including A Journey in Ladakh and Return of the Mother. An ex-fellow of All Soul's College, Oxford, and currently visiting professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, Harvey has a loyal following among both spiritual and mainstream literary audiences.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like
Metaphysics » General
Religion » Christianity » Mysticism
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » Scripture and Prayer
Religion » Western Religions » Mysticism