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The King of the World

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The King of the World by Rene Guenon
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This remarkable book grew out of a conference headed by Rene Guenon, the sinologist Rene Grousset, and the neo-Thomist Jacques Maritain on questions raised by Ferdinand Ossendowski's thrilling account in his Men, Beast and Gods of an escape through Central Asia, during which he foils enemies and encounters shamans and Mongolian lamas, whose marvels he describes. The book caused a great sensation, especially the closing chapters, where Ossendowski recounts legends allegedly entrusted to him concerning the 'King of the World' and his subterranean kingdom Agarttha. The present book, one of Guenon's most controversial, was written in response to this conference and develops the theme of the King of the World from the point of view of traditional metaphysics. Chapters include: Western Ideas about Agarttha; Shekinah and Metatron; The Three Supreme Functions; Symbolism of the Grail; Melki-Tsedeq; Luz: Abode of Immortality; The Supreme Center concealed during the Kali-Yuga; and The Omphalos and Sacred Stones .
Release date NZ
May 23rd, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Sophia Perennis et Universalis
Pages
108
Dimensions
152x229x9
ISBN-13
9780900588587
Product ID
1836603

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