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Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest

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Evola articulates the close relationship between the physical rigors of mountain climbing and the ascent of the initiate toward self-transcendence.
Julius Evola, a leading exponent of esoteric thought, was also an ardent mountain climber who personally scaled the peaks of the Tyrols, Alps, and Dolomites. For Evola the physical conquest of a mountain, with all the courage,
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Paperback, 125 pages
Published February 1st 1998 by Inner Traditions (first published November 1st 1996)
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"The feats of audacity, risk, and conquest as well as the disciplines of the body, the senses, and the will are practiced in the immovable, great, and symbolic mountain peaks and lead men to the realisation that all in man is beyond himself.”
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Julius Evola, also known as Baron Giulio Cesare Andrea Evola, was an Italian philosopher, esotericist, occultist, author, artist, poet, political activist, soldier. During his trial in 1951, Evola denied being a Fascist and instead referred to himself as a "superfascist".
Evola was admired by the Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini. He idolized the Nazi Schutzstaffel ("SS"). He admired SS head
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