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The Temple in Man: Sacred Architecture and the Perfect Man

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This book contains the first published results of Schwaller's 12 years of research at the temple of Luxor and its implications for interpreting the symbolic and mathematical processes of the Egyptians through their sacred architecture.?
Paperback, 1st edition, 132 pages
Published November 1st 1981 by Inner Traditions (first published 1949)
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David Beers
Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I found as Schwaller De Lubicz by reading the bibliography of works by Graham Hancock and others. This is true esoteric knowledge here, and in my opinion De Lubicz is light years ahead of everyone else as far as understanding Egyptian mythology, religion, and culture. This work is an "entry level" into De Lubicz's work, simply wetting your taste for more. As you read this, you will feel your brain being stretched and pulled into a different configuration, as the knowledge within operates on many ...more
Luka
Jun 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
Mind-boggling 12 year research of the Luxor temple by one fanatical enthusiast shows that this temple, and ancient Egyptian architecture in general was not arbitrary as the modernists would have us believe. There was a clear purpose for the position, the supposed irregularities (which the uninitiated mistake for clumsiness!) and virtually every stone and drawing found in these sacred places reveals hidden wisdom.

The Luxor temple is a giant book of human anatomy, showing all the parts of the bod
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Giacomo Mantani
Un riassunto del famoso ed enciclopedico libro Il Tempio dell'Uomo sempre di R.A. Schwaller De Lubicz. Ovviamente per la brevità dell'opera, molti dei concetti sono stati solamente accennati e si è cercato di fare trasparire nel modo più sintetizzato possibile il messaggio che voleva trasmettere l'autore.

I concetti fondamentali ripresi sono:

Noi dobbiamo, una volte er tutte, concepire il tempio faraonico come un seme che ha in gestazione il proprio frutto. Per loro la costruzione deve vivere, He
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Suzanne Frank
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There aren't words for this book. I had the joy of taking it to Luxor and walking through all of SdL's insights. A must for anyone into esoteric Egypt -- who is looking beyond and beneath the beautifully painted facades of this culture.
Denis Donnelly
Dec 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great information. Unfortunately I am too stupid to understand some of the information.
Viktor Shchedrin
Jan 25, 2012 marked it as public-library  ·  review of another edition
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Maria
Dec 21, 2012 added it
Quite hard to read in places (the math places mostly) but overall very interesting. It was weakest where it left math and surveying and went into mystical of the style of turn of the century spiritualists.
Susan
Oct 11, 2007 rated it it was amazing
There is much to learn from the ancients -- in many ways they (especially the architects of Luxor) were ahead of us in understanding of the spiritual nature of man and the secrets of the brain. The temple of Luxor is a an architectual puzzle meant to convey wonders of the human body and brain.
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reading this in tandem with De Lubicz's Sacred Science. Both convey a world view that is hermetic. Has whet my appetite to read his Temple of Man.
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Known to English readers primarily for his work in uncovering the spiritual and cosmological insights of ancient Egypt. In books like Esotericism and Symbol, The Temple in Man, Symbol and the Symbolic, The Egyptian Miracle, and the monumental The Temple of Man--whose long awaited English translation has finally appeared--Schwaller de Lubicz argued, among other things, that Egyptian civilization is ...more