Eastern Light in Western Eyes: A Portrait of the Practice of Devotion
We have it from Frithjof Schuon (The Transcendent Unity of Religions) and many others that the Vedanta appears among explicit doctrines as one of the most direct formulations possible of what makes the very essence of our spiritual reality. The work in hand can be read as a book-length unpacking of that accurate description. Reliable from beginning to end, it is distincitve among the innumerable renditiois of the Vedanta in two ways. First, because its author is an accomplished wordsmith, he makes the Vedanta's profundities-which delve as deep as those of any philosophical theology-read like an open book; and second, because he has worked for thirty years to shape his life by those profundities, his vivid accounts of what he experienced along the way make his words jump off the page into the reader's heart. The book is insipiring. -From review by bestselling author Huston Smith
Glints Glimpses I
On the road to yourself
Glints Glimpses II
Chuang Tzus butterfly Prosperos farewell
One more reason not to worry
When were close together dancing cheek to cheek?
they all draw a blank
Is all this a gift or isnt It?
Glints Glimpses VII
Thank God for the Truth
Glints Glimpses VIII
And there It is Right there where you forgot it
Theres a lot you can see with a faraway look
Getting up early enough to meditate
But if the while I think on thee Sonnet
Some prefer to accentuate the negative Despite Johnny
Incident on Upper Bryn Coch Lane and
Je sois? Yo soy? Du bist? Who?
Nearer to you than the neck of your camel
saw it with my own eyes Its beyond belief
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