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A Visit to a Gñáni
Or Wise Man of the East





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ISBN 9781138184558
Published March 15, 2017 by Routledge
78 Pages

 
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Book Description

Originally published in 1911, this edition published in 1920, this text comprises of an excerpt from Carpenter’s Adam’s Peak to Elephanta, originally published in 1892, which details his travels in India and Ceylon. This excerpt in particular details his visit to a Gñáni, or religious wise man, and what he learned of their ancient wisdom-religion, which would be more recognisable as Hinduism to a modern reader. This title will be of interest to students of sociology, anthropology and religious studies.

Table of Contents

 Preface;  1. A Visit to a Gñáni  2. Consciousness without Thought  3. Methods of Attainment  4. Traditions of the Ancient Wisdom-Religion

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