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Category: Classical History / Classical Civilisation|
The author of the book: Linda Johnsen
Edition: NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Date of issue: 24 Nov 2016
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 863 KB
City - Country: Novato, CA, United States
Full description of the book Lost Masters : Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers:Ashrams in Europe twenty-five hundred years ago? Greek philosophers studying in India? Meditation classes in ancient Rome? It sounds unbelievable, but it s historically true. Alexander the Great had an Indian guru. Pythagoras, Empedocles, and Plotinus all encouraged their students to meditate. Apollonius, the most famous Western sage of the first century c.e., visited both India and Egyptand claimed that Egyptian wisdom was rooted in India. In Lost Masters, award-winning author Linda Johnsen, digging deep into classical sources, uncovers evidence of astonishing similarities between some of the ancient Western world s greatest thinkers and India s yogis PDF, including a belief in karma and reincarnation. Today ancient Greek philosophers are remembered as the founders of Western science and civilization. We ve forgotten that for over a thousand years they were revered as sages, masters of spiritual wisdom. Lost Masters is an exploration of our long-lost Western spiritual heritage and the surprising insights it can offer us today. "
About the author Linda JohnsenLinda Johnsen has a master s degree in Eastern studies and has done postgraduate work in the history of religions. She is the author of eight books on spirituality, including Daughters of the Goddess: The Women Saints of India and The Complete Idiot s Guide to Hinduism. Eckhart Tolle is the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth. "
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