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The Essential Mystics: Selections from the World's Great Wisdom Traditions

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From a highly popular and respected scholar, poet and lecturer and one of the nation’s 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 it’s based on the Buddhist vision of the Bodhisattva or the Christian concept of service, the mystic’s 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.

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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

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062513793
Subtitle:
Selections From The World's Great Wisdom Traditions
Author:
Harvey, Andrew
Author:
by Andrew Harvey
Publisher:
HarperOne
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Meditations
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Theology and philosophy
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Comparative studies
Subject:
Mysticism -- Comparative studies.
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Subject:
Inspirational
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 53
Publication Date:
19970321
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in 62.80 oz

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"Synopsis" by , 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

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-234).
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