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Titel: A Search in Secret Egypt
Verlag: Weiser Books
Einband: Soft cover
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Inhaltsangabe: In this book, philosopher Paul Brunton (1898-1981) encounters the mysteries and magic of Egypt in the 1930s, including an eerie yet illuminating night spent alone inside the Great Pyramid. Alongside his explorations of ancient Egypt's monuments and gods, Brunton encounters a variety of occultists, fakirs, and dervishes, and even manages to become initiated into the deadly art of snake charming. His frank interviews with Muslim leaders remain relevant today, and his description of the Hajj reflects the beauty and inspiring faith of Mohammad's true followers. Brunton's journey to discover the furthest reaches of what the mind and body are capable of--and to distinguish various forms of yoga and magic from true spirituality--lead him to the myth of Osiris and to the mystery that is the Sphinx itself. In the end, Brunton turns his attention to his own spiritual path, connecting all of his experiences into a single discovery: that we are more than the body and that the freedom of our spirit can be experienced here and now. This new edition has been updated to incorporate Brunton's final revisions and includes an introduction by the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation.
Inhaltsangabe: Page by page, this deluxe, lavishly illustrated new edition of BruntonOs classic spiritual travelogue shows EgyptOs major splendors, long-hidden temples, underground chambers, shrines, and artifacts as the author saw them in the 1930s and as they are now?along with fascinating inner images of EgyptOs ancient mysteries and enlightening talks with Islamic leaders. Specially designed maps/diagrams trace his footsteps accurately
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