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Description - Swami Abhishiktanada by Swami Abhishiktanada

Swami Abhisiktananda (1910-1973) is one of the most intriguing spiritual figures of the 20th century. A Breton-born monk, he moved to India in 1948 hoping to Christianise India along Benedictine lines. However his travels led him to adopt the appearance and life of an Indian holy man. His last years were spent living as a hermit in the Himalayas. Abhishiktananda's writings reflect an extraordinary search for God, the story of a man caught between two traditions, but ultimately finding reconciliation in the truth beyond opposites.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781570756955
ISBN-10: 1570756953
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 137mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Orbis Books (USA)
Publisher: Orbis Books (USA)
Publish Date: 20-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Swami Abhishiktanada

Shirley du Boulay who lives in Oxford, England, and has written biographies of Bede Griffiths, Desmond Tutu and St Teresa of Avila, as well as The Cave of the Heart, her award-winning biography of Swami Abhishiktananda.