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Beyond the gods : Taoist and Buddhist mysticism

Author: John Blofeld
Publisher: London : Allen & Unwin, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During forty years spent in Asia, John Blofeld has stayed for considerable periods in Chinese and Tibetan monasteries and has made personal cantact with many Buddhist and Taoist masters of yoga and meditation. His study of Eastern religions awakened in him the desire to interpret the ancient traditions of the Far East for the West."--Book cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Blofeld
ISBN: 0042940842 9780042940847 0042940850 9780042940854
OCLC Number: 1218182
Performer(s): ISBN 0-04-294085-0 Pbk , $1.95.
Description: 3-164 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. The wish-fulfilling gem --
2. Remnants of the three teachings --
3. The path of observation and acceptance --
4. The path of faith and compassion --
5. The path of learning --
6. The path of meditation --
7. The esoteric path --
8. Remedies for discontent?
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"During forty years spent in Asia, John Blofeld has stayed for considerable periods in Chinese and Tibetan monasteries and has made personal cantact with many Buddhist and Taoist masters of yoga and meditation. His study of Eastern religions awakened in him the desire to interpret the ancient traditions of the Far East for the West."--Book cover.

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