The Perennial Philosophy

The Perennial Philosophy

Aldous Huxley


An encouraged accumulating of spiritual writings that finds the "divine truth" universal to all faiths, accrued by way of Aldous Huxley

"The Perennial Philosophy," Aldous Huxley writes, "may be discovered one of the conventional lore of peoples in each zone of the realm, and in its totally built types it has a spot in each of the better religions."

With nice wit and attractive intellect—drawing on a various array of faiths, together with Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christian mysticism, and Islam—Huxley examines the religious ideals of assorted spiritual traditions and explains how they're united by way of a typical human craving to event the divine. The Perennial Philosophy contains decisions from Meister Eckhart, Rumi, and Lao Tzu, in addition to the Bhagavad Gita, Tibetan publication of the useless, Diamond Sutra, and Upanishads, between many others.

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