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A Small Word of Homage and Celebration"Sophia", Vol. 4, No. 2, 1998Ramachandran, Mudumbaï Multiple
This chapter from Michael Fitzgerald's book Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy (World Wisdom, 2010), is a brief overview of how Frithjof Schuon came to write poetry, his reasons for doing so, and the nature of his work, including some examples of the Perennialist sage's didactic verses.
A Profusion of SongsFrithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy (Chapter 23)Fitzgerald, Michael Oren Multiple
Frithjof Schuon was also a noted artist whose paintings and sketches reflected his concern with the spiritual vocation of man, Beauty, virtue, and the reality of creation as a mirror of God. This chapter (number 18) from Michael Oren Fitzgerald's book Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy covers how Schuon was led to create his works of art, his choice of subjects, and his sense of aesthetics, and includes some reproductions of his sketches and paintnings.
An Artistic DimensionFrithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy (Chapter 18)Fitzgerald, Michael Oren Multiple
This biography of Frithjof Schuon by Mark Perry appears on the web site of World Wisdom, the publisher of most of Schuon's books in English. Mark Perry was a close associate of Frithjof Schuon for many years, as were his parents, Whitall and Barbara. Mark Perry is himself a writer and metaphysician, and this biography of Schuon includes some insights that only a person very famililar with the Perennial Philosophy and with Schuon's comprehensive perspective could pen.
Biography of Frithjof Schuonauthor page of Frithjof Schuon on worldwisdom.comPerry, Mark Frithjof Schuon
This is the first chapter of the 2010 book Frithjof Schuon and the Perennial Philosophy, by Harry Oldmeadow. The chapter gives a biographical overview of Schuon's life. Besides a chronology of dates, Oldmeadow delves into important aspects of Schuon's development as a metaphysician, artist and poet, who would become so closely identified with the school of thought called the Perennial Philosophy.
Frithjof Schuon: A Sage for the TimesFrithjof Schuon and the Perennial Philosophy (chapter 1)Oldmeadow, Harry Multiple
This excerpt is taken from “Introducing the Writings of Frithjof Schuon” (the ‘Introduction’) in The Essential Frithjof Schuon. It was written by the editor, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, and is a short biography of the preeminent Perennialist philosopher.
Who is Frithjof Schuon?Essential Frithjof Schuon, The, ed. Seyyed Hossein Nasr (1986, 2005); excerpted from the ‘Introduction’Nasr, Seyyed Hossein Frithjof Schuon
The “Introduction” to Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy covers a summary of the three dimensions of Schuon’s work (comprehension, concentration, conformation), a brief discussion of how his own life was led in the light of these dimensions, and then presents the essential elements of Schuon’s message in some further details. These elements are discussed under sections titles “Metaphysical Truth,” “Life of Prayer,” and “Moral Conformity.” Besides Fitzgerald’s explication, his points are reinforced by extensive quotes from Schuon’s unique prose, and his poetry.
Introduction to “Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy”Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial PhilosophyFitzgerald, Michael Oren Frithjof Schuon
At Variance with GuénonFrithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy (Chapter 11)Fitzgerald, Michael Oren Frithjof Schuon
Foreword to “Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy”Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial PhilosophyStoddart, William Frithjof Schuon
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