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Paths to Transcendence: According to Shankara, Ibn Arabi & Meister Eckhart
This groundbreaking book is the first to compare and illuminate the doctrine of the Transcendent Absolute, and its implications both conceptually and experientially, in the spiritual perspectives of three towering figures in the history of world religions. Shankara, Ibn 'Arabi, and Meister Eckhart represent the metaphysical and mystical summits of Hinduism, Islam, and Chri ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published February 22nd 2006 by World Wisdom Books
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This is one great scholarly work that explores both the conceptions and the realization of the Absolute as described by the three renowned mystics and metaphysicians Adi Shankara, Ibn Arabi, and Eckhart. Being an extension of a Phd thesis, the work is of course not an easy read, as it is not supposed to be considering the topic of the book; but going through it slowly and with great attention, the result is rewarding. The book shows that the metaphysical backbone of authentic traditions is not i ...more