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Guénon, René

Works: 698 works in 2,620 publications in 9 languages and 13,058 library holdings
Genres: Trivia and miscellanea  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  History  Bibliographies  Folklore  Comparative studies 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Attributed name, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, 070
Classifications: HM101, 901
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The crisis of the modern world by René Guénon( Book )

148 editions published between 1924 and 2022 in 8 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is no longer news that the Western world is in a crisis, a crisis that has spread far beyond its point of origin and become global in nature. In 1927, René Guénon responded to this crisis with the closest thing he ever wrote to a manifesto and 'call-to-action'. The Crisis of the Modern World was his most direct and complete application of traditional metaphysical principles-particularly that of the 'age of darkness' preceding the end of the present world-to social criticism, surpassed only by The Reign of Quantity and the Signs of the Times, his magnum opus. In the present work Guénon ruthlessly exposes the 'Western deviation': its loss of tradition, its exaltation of action over knowledge, its rampant individualism and general social chaos. His response to these conditions was not 'activist', however, but purely intellectual, envisioning the coming together of Western intellectual leaders capable under favorable circumstances of returning the West to its traditional roots, most likely via the Catholic Church, or, under less favorable ones, of at least preserving the 'seeds' of Tradition for the time to come. --
The reign of quantity and the signs of the times by René Guénon( Book )

89 editions published between 1945 and 2022 in 4 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""The reign of quantity" gives a concise but comprehensive view of the present state of affairs in the world, as it appears from the point of view of the 'ancient wisdom', formerly common both to the East and to the West, but now almost entirely lost sight of. The author indicates with his fabled clarity and directness the precise nature of the modern deviation, and devotes special attention to the development of modern philosophy and science, and to the part played by them, with their accompanying notions of progress and evolution, in the formation of the industrial and democratic society which we now regard as 'normal'. Guénon sees history as a descent from Form (or Quality) toward Matter (or Quantity); but after the Reign of Quantity-modern materialism and the 'rise of the masses'-Guénon predicts a reign of 'inverted quality' just before the end of the age: the triumph of the 'counter-initiation', the kingdom of Antichrist. This text is considered the magnum opus among Guénon's texts of civilizational criticism, as is Symbols of Sacred Science among his studies on symbols and cosmology, and Man and His Becoming according to the Vedanta among his more purely metaphysical works." --Descripción del editor
Man and his becoming, according to the Vedanta by René Guénon( Book )

93 editions published between 1925 and 2021 in French and English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Br> Man and His Becoming According to the Vedanta by Guénon, René; Nicholson, Richard C. (Translator) Terms of use A study of the constitution and development of the human being from the metaphysical point of view, with special reference to Vedantic doctrine. Descriptive content provided by Syndetics"! a Bowker service
Symbolism of the cross by René Guénon( Book )

74 editions published between 1857 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Symbolism of the Cross is a major doctrinal study of the central symbol of Christianity from the standpoint of the universal metaphysical tradition, the 'perennial philosophy' as it is called in the West. As Guernon points out, the cross is one of the most universal of all symbols and is far from belonging to Christianity alone. Indeed, Christians have sometimes tended to lose sight of its symbolism of its symbolical significance and to regard it as no more than the sign of a historical event. By restoring to the full spiritual value as a symbol, but without in any way detracting from its historical importance for Christianity, Guenon has performed a task of inestimable importance which perhaps only he, with his unrivaled knowledge of the symbolic languages of both East and West, was qualified to perform
The multiple states of being by René Guénon( Book )

58 editions published between 1932 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La métaphysique sous la forme d'un pur discours " guénonien ".0Les États multiples de l'être compose une trilogie avec Le Symbolisme de la croix et L'Homme et son devenir selon le Vêdantâ. Chaque livre aborde sous un angle différent le rapport de l'être humain individuel à l'être total dont il n'est qu'une manifestation transitoire.0Dans la lignée des autres titres de la trilogie, Les États multiples de l'être est la mise en équation du rêve de Tchouang-Tseu: " Jadis, une nuit, je fus un papillon, voltigeant content de son sort. Puis je m'éveillai, étant Tchouang-Tseu. Qui suis-je, en réalité ? Un papillon qui rêve qu'il est Tchouang-Tseu, ou Tchouang-Tseu qui s'imagine qu'il fut papillon ? Dans mon cas, y a-t-il deux individus réels ? Y a-t-il eu transformation réelle d'un individu en un autre ? "0Ce livre pourrait être considéré comme l'équivalent du Livre des morts des Anciens Égyptiens, qui recensait rites et conseils pour affronter avec sérénité l'au-delà. La thématique des différents mondes ou degrés hiérarchisés de l'existence, qui vont du moi individuel au soi universel (reliés par un fil insécable que les hindous appellent le sutratma), est développée avec de nombreux exemples
The great triad by René Guénon( Book )

63 editions published between 1946 and 2022 in 4 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East and West by René Guénon( Book )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study on civilization, East and West
L'ésotérisme de Dante by René Guénon( Book )

54 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction générale a l'étude des doctrines Hindoues by René Guénon( Book )

71 editions published between 1921 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the study of the Hindu doctrines by René Guénon( Book )

24 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le théosophisme: histoire d'une pseudo-religion by Rene, ́ Gueńon( Book )

67 editions published between 1921 and 2021 in French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Hinduism by René Guénon( Book )

49 editions published between 1966 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symboles fondamentaux de la science sacrée by René Guénon( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Symbols of Sacred Science, Guénon, a master of precise, even 'mathematical' metaphysical exposition, reveals himself as a consummate exegete of myth and symbolism as well, superior in many ways to Mircea Eliade, and comparable perhaps only to his respected friend Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. This extraordinary text unveils the cosmological meanings of root symbols organized under such general headings as: The Center of the World, Cyclic Manifestation, Symboic Weapons, Axial Symbolism and the Symbolsim of Passage, The Symbolism of Building, and The Symbolism of the Heart. Far more than a simple catalogue of myths and symbols from many traditions, Symbols of the Sacred Science lays the foundation for a universal esoteric symbology. In this work, Guénon demonstrates the fundamental unity-across all cultures and ages-of the images with which the Absolute clothes itself in its cosmic self-revelation. -- Publisher
The king of the world by René Guénon( Book )

52 editions published between 1927 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on initiation by René Guénon( Book )

57 editions published between 1946 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aperçus sur l'ésotérisme islamique et le taoïsme by RENE GUENON( Book )

37 editions published between 1973 and 2022 in French and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insights into Christian esoterism by René Guénon( Book )

42 editions published between 1954 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritual authority and temporal power by René Guénon( Book )

37 editions published between 1929 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential René Guénon : metaphysics, tradition, and the crisis of modernity by René Guénon( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prolific writer and author of over 24 books, René Guénon was the founder of the Perennialist/Traditionalist school of comparative religious thought. Known for his discourses on the intellectual and spiritual bankruptcy of the modern world, symbolism, tradition, and the inner or spiritual dimension of religion, this book is a compilation of his most important writings. A key component of his thought was the assertion that universal truths manifest themselves in various forms in the world's religions and his writings on Hinduism, Taoism, and Sufism are particularly illuminating in this regard
Les principes du calcul infinitésimal by René Guénon( Book )

30 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The essential René Guénon : metaphysics, tradition, and the crisis of modernity
The reign of quantity and the signs of the timesMan and his becoming, according to the VedantaSymbolism of the crossThe multiple states of beingThe great triadEast and WestL'ésotérisme de DanteIntroduction générale a l'étude des doctrines Hindoues
Alternative Names
?Abd al-Wa¯h?id Yah?yá, shaykh

Abd al-Wahid Yahia.

ʿAbd al-Wāh̄id Yaḥyá 1886-1951

ʻAbd al-Wāḥid Yaḥyá shaykh

ʻAbd al-Wāḥid Yaḥyá, shaykh 1886-1951

Abd El Wahad Yahia

Abd El Wahad Yahia 1886-1951

Abdel Wahid Yahia

Abdel Wahid Yahia 1886-1951

Abdel Wahid Yahia shaikh

Abdel Wahid Yahia, shaikh 1886-1951

Genon, Rene

Guénon R.

Guénon R. 1886-1951

Guénon, René

Guénon, René, 1886-1951

Guénon, René-Jean-Marie-Joseph

Guénon, René-Jean-Marie-Joseph 1886-1951

Guenonas Réné

{Le Sphinx Le 1886-1951


Palingénius, T.

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Renē Genons

René Guénon

René Guénon eskritor franses

René Guénon ésotériste et philosophe orientaliste français

René Guénon francia metafizikus, szúfi misztikus író, filozófus

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René Guénon francuski myśliciel i pisarz ezoteryczny

René Guénon Frans schrijver

René Guénon fransk författare

René Guénon fransk skribent

René Guénon französischer Metaphysiker und esoterischer Schriftsteller

René Guénon French metaphysician (1886-1951)

René Guénon matemático, masón, filósofo y esoterista francés

René Guénon scrittore e esoterista francese

Yah?ya, ? ?Abd al-Wāh?id, shaykh

Yahia, Abd El Wahad

Yahia, Abd El Wahad 1886-1951

Yahia, Abdel Wahed.

Yahia Abdel Wahed 1886-1951

Yahia, Abdel Wahid 1886-1951

Yahia, Abdel Wahid shaikh

Yahia, Abdel Wahid, shaikh 1886-1951

Yahia, Sheikh Abdel Wahed.

Yahia Sheikh Abdel Wahed 1886-1951

Yaḥyá, ʻAbd al-Wāh̄id 1886-1951

Yaḥyá, ʻAbd al-Wāḥid shaykh

Yaḥyá, ʻAbd al-Wāḥid, shaykh 1886-1951

Ρενέ Γκενόν

Абд-аль-Вахид Яхья 1886-1951

Генон Р. 1886-1951

Генон Р. Ж. М. Ж. 1886-1951

Генон Рене

Генон, Рене 1886-1951

Г'энон Рене

Рене Генон

Рене Генон француски метафизичар

Рэнэ Генон

Рэнэ Генон францускі мысьляр, эзатэрыст

Ґенон Рене

Ռենե Գենոն ֆրանսիացի գրող

רנה גואנון מטאפיזיקאי וסופר צרפתי

جينو، رينيه

رنه گنون نویسنده فرانسوی

رينى جينون

ريني غينون كتاب

رينيه جينو

رينيه جينو، 1886-1951

رینے گینوں

عبد الواحد يحيى

عبد الواحد يحيى، الشيخ

عبد الواحد يحيى، الشيخ، 1886-1951

عبد الواحد يحيى، شيخ

عبدالواحد يحيى

عبدالواحد يحيى، الشيخ

يحى, عبد الواحد 1886-1951

يحيى، عبد الواحد

يحيى، عبد الواحد، الشيخ

يحيى، عبد الواحد، الشيخ، 1886-1951

يحيى، عبد الواحد، شيخ

يحيى، عبدالواحد

يحيى، عبدالواحد، الشيخ

گنو، رينيه

گ‍ن‍ون‌, رن‍ه‌.

রনে গেনো

ゲノン, ルネ



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