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The One and the Many

This book is an uncompromising response to an issue that confronts all shades of religious belief—from the simplest to the most sophisticated—because even for followers of non-dualistic Vedanta, the possibility of believing in a false God becomes […..]

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The Order of the Ages

The laws which relate the modern world to earlier ages, and the position of our own era in a universal time-cycle, are explained in this book in a way which reveals the essential nature of time. It […..]

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The Quantum Enigma

Following the overthrow of the classical world picture by the findings of quantum mechanics, physicists have proposed a broad gamut of alternative world views. This book begins with the major recognition that each of these suffers from […..]

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The Quatrains of Rumi: Ruba’iyat-é Jalaluddin Muhammad Balkhi-Rumi

This is the first complete translation of the nearly 2,000 quatrains attributed to Jalaluddin Rumi, the famous 13th-century mystical poet. It is the result of over 22 years of collaboration by an American Rumi scholar and an […..]

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The Reign of Quantity and the Signs of the Times

The Reign of Quantity and the Signs of the Times is René Guénon’s most prophetic work, which only becomes more relevant with each passing year. Having seen his telling analysis of Western culture, The Crisis of the Modern […..]

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The Richest Vein

In The Richest Vein, published in 1949, Charles le Gai Eaton was the first to give a clear account in English of the ‘traditionalist’ school of writers, specifically in the setting of his chapter on two of its […..]

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The Sandstone Papers

The format of The Sandstone Papers is a Conference on ‘The Crisis of Contemporary Life’ held at a college on the California coast. Twenty speakers were invited and six papers were selected for publication by an editor, John […..]

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The Simple Life of René Guénon

Description: René Guénon (1886–1951) is undoubtedly one of the luminaries of the twentieth century, whose critique of the modern world has stood fast against the shifting sands of recent philosophies. His oeuvre of 26 volumes is providential for […..]

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The Spiritist Fallacy

Many readers of Guénon’s doctrinal works have hoped for translations of his two detailed exposes of Theosophy and Spiritism. Sophia Perennis is pleased to make available both these important titles. Whereas Theosophy: History of a Pseudo-Religion centers […..]

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The Symbolism of the Christian Temple

That sacred art no longer exists today is all too clear, despite the intense efforts of some to make us believe in the value, in this respect, of the most questionable productions. We can perhaps speak of […..]

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