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The Essential Mystics, Poets, Saints and Sages

A Wisdom Treasury

By: Richard Hooper

Price: CAD $31.95

Publisher: HAMPTON ROADS PUBLISHING

Imprint: Hampton Roads Publishing

208 Pages

8.58 X 6.06 X 0.83 ins

ISBN:  9781571746931 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 05/23/2013

The Essential Mystics, Poets, Saints, and Sages is a treasury of quotes and passages from the great Sufi mystics, Buddhists, Hindus, Taoists, Jews and Christians throughout the centuries.
This collection, curated by religious scholar Richard Hooper, stresses the beauty of religious language and mystical experience, including hundreds of entries from world's major religious traditions, the greatest poets, mystics, sages and saints of all time.
Included are selections from William Blake, Ramakrishna, Rumi, St. John of the Cross, Osho, Tagore , Chuang Tzu and many more. The selections are given context by the introductory essays by Hooper, which explore the Perennial Philosophy, the nature of the mystical experience, and the way of non-dualism.


Richard Hooper is a former Lutheran pastor with degrees in both theology and the philosophy of world religions. His website is http://sanctuarypublications.com



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