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Description - Light of Zen in the West by Graham Rooth

This Centenary Commemorative Edition also includes two lesser known works Buddha and the Intuition of the Universal and Techniques of Timeless Realization. The volume is complemented by a detailed Glossary, an Index, an Original Foreword by Aldous Huxley (1955), an Original Preface by Swami Siddheswarananda (1955), and a Contemporary Foreword by Professor Asanga Tilakaratne. Benoits writings on the human predicament and the path to inner freedom were influenced by his studies in Zen Buddhism and psychoanalysis. There is, as well, an evident dialogue in Benoits writings between the Gurdjieff teaching and Zen, with insightful ideas about universal laws, inner work, the human machine, and work in life. The Supreme Doctrine and The Realization of the Self foreshadow contemporary transpersonal and integral psychology: through the re-integration of psychology and metaphysics, Benoit invites us to make our own journey toward spiritual transformation and the intuitive understanding of universal truths. This Centenary Commemorative Edition also includes two lesser known works Buddha and the Intuition of the Universal and Techniques of Timeless Realization. The volume is complemented by a detailed Glossary, an Index, an Original Foreword by Aldous Huxley (1955), an Original Preface by Swami Siddheswarananda (1955), and a Contemporary Foreword by Professor Asanga Tilakaratne.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845190156
ISBN-10: 1845190157
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Pages: 316
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Graham Rooth

Graham Rooth is a retired Consultant Psychiatrist with a longstanding interest in languages, and the relationship between Spirituality and the Humanistic Therapies.