Craig Bergland's Reviews > A Christian Pilgrim in India: The Spiritual Journey of Swami Abhishiktananda

A Christian Pilgrim in India by Harry Oldmeadow
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Read 2 times. Last read July 25, 2022 to July 28, 2022.

This book is mostly digression. As other reviewers have noted, the author spends at least as much time trying to contort Swami into the thinking of supporters of the perennial philosophy, to which Abhishiktananda was never exposed! I do understand that this book is part of a series by advocates of that tradition, but if you are going to present a book that purports to be about Swami’s thought, then spending a significant amount of time covering other, even unrelated, thinkers is a waste of the reader’s time. Don’t waste yours on this book!
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Reading Progress

February 14, 2018 – Started Reading
February 14, 2018 – Shelved
February 14, 2018 – Shelved as: interspirituality
February 14, 2018 – Shelved as: hinduism
February 14, 2018 – Shelved as: christianity
February 14, 2018 –
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February 14, 2018 –
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February 15, 2018 –
33.0%
February 17, 2018 –
39.0%
February 20, 2018 – Finished Reading
July 25, 2022 – Started Reading
July 26, 2022 –
10.0%
July 28, 2022 – Finished Reading

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Manil I was going to say the same thing and see that I was already beaten by other reviewers. The book is valuable only for the quotations and extracts of Abhishiktananda's own writings, Oldmeadow is annoying.


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