Paul Brunton


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
October 21, 1898

Died
July 27, 1981

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Sri Shankaracharya of Kancheepuram and Sri Ramana Maharshi


Paul Brunton was a British philosopher, researcher, mystic, and adventurer. He left a journalistic career to live among yogis, mystics, and holy men, and studied a wide variety of Eastern and Western esoteric teachings. With his entire life dedicated to the spiritual quest, Brunton felt charged with the task of communicating his knowledge and experiences in layperson's terms. He was one of the first persons to write accounts of what he learned about spirituality in the East, and his works have had a major influence on the spread of Eastern philosophy and mysticism to the West. Paul Brunton continued to write after his final publication in 1952, and a significant portion of his large archive of original writings was posthumously published by ...more

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“Deep down within the heart there is a stillness which is healing, a trust in the universal laws which is unwavering, and a strength which is rock-like. But because it is so deep we need both patience and perseverance when digging for it.”
Paul Brunton, The Notebooks of Paul Brunton

“Every test successfully met is rewarded by some growth in intuitive knowledge, strengthening of character, or initiation into a higher consciousness.”
Paul Brunton, The Notebooks of Paul Brunton

“When every situation which life can offer is turned to the profit of spiritual growth, no situation can really be a bad one.”
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