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A Treasury of Traditional Wisdom: An Encyclopedia of Humankind's Spiritual Truth

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This extraordinary compendium gives access to what the greatest minds of all time and the various faith and philosophical traditions say on every aspect of the spiritual life, be it faith, patience, suffering, or mercy. Relevant passages are included, such as Eckhart, Philo, Rumi, the Talmud, Shakespeare, Rama Krishna, Black Elk, The Psalms, the Tao Te Ching, and Milarepa, ...more
Paperback, 1144 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Fons Vitae (first published January 1st 1971)
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Daniel Sepulveda
Sep 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I acquired this book back in 2000, and I consider it to be one of the most important pieces of my collection. It is a huge 1144 page volume, fruit of research and experience of many, with the aim of the editors (pretty well achieved by the way) of comparing traditional texts in regard with several philosophical questions and aspects of life.

The result is a book where every page is a reflection around some immanent theme: Sacrifice/Death, Illusion, Humility, Combat/Action, Judgement, Symbolism, P
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Ron Krumpos
Jul 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
"A Treasury of Traditional Wisdom" is one of the books in the primary bibliography of my free ebook on comparative mysticism. "The greatest achievement in life" at suprarational.org/gail2012.pdf has been reviewed on Goodreads.

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