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Essential Titus Burckhardt: Reflections on Sacred Art, Faiths, and Civilizations (Perennial Philosophy Series): Reflections on Sacred Art, Faiths, and Civilizations (Perennial Philosophy Series)

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An introduction to the thought of one of the greatest perennialist authors of the twentieth century.
Paperback, 360 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by World Wisdom Books (first published May 25th 2003)
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The essentials of Burckhardt, is a series of selected articles, that I guess did sum the whole of Burckardht's ideas, except for the ones regarding evolution ( that are to be found in his Mirror of the intellect).
Burckhardt's stance, is a meticulous observation of the entire spectrum of different religions, and itemizing their "identical" primordial essence. He tracks the rituals to their esoteric origins, and tries to seek answers from the practitioners of such religion, or such sect, or such T
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Read it because Gai Eaton kept referring to it in his book. Have no idea or recollection of what I read. WTF is Perennial Philosophy anyway
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Titus Burckhardt (Ibrahim Izz al-Din after his Islamic name), a German Swiss, was born in Florence, Italy in 1908 and died in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1984.He devoted all his life to the study and exposition of the different aspects of Wisdom tradition.

He was an eminent member of the "Traditionalist School" of twentieth-century authors. He was a frequent contributor to the journal Studies in Compa
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