Sacred Art in East and West, 1st Edition by Titus Burckhardt
(Wisdom Foundation Series)

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Defining the meaning and spiritual use of sacred art through its symbolic content and dependence on metaphysical principles, this work is wide in scope, covering Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, and Taoist art.
 

About Titus Burckhardt

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Eminent Swiss metaphysician and scholar Dr. Titus Burckhardt was devoted to studies in art, art history, and oriental languages, and embarked upon journeys through North Africa and the Near East. In addition to writing books in German, he translated many important works from their original Arabic.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Fons Vitae. 217 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Arts & Photography, Law & Philosophy.