Teachings of the Hindu Mystics by Andrew Harvey

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This anthology collects the most lyrical, passionate, illuminating writings of the Hindu mystical tradition. Andrew Harvey, the popular spiritual scholar and writer, has selected excerpts from ancient and contemporary sources, including extracts from the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and other classical Hindu texts; the words of such venerable spiritual teachers as Ramakrishna and Ramana Maharshi; and the devotional poetry of Mirabai, Ramprasad, and many others. The scope of this anthology makes it a marvelous introduction to Hindu mystical literature, while the power and beauty of the language will inspire those already familiar with the genre.
 

About Andrew Harvey

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The author of more than two dozen books, Andrew Harvey began his study and practice of Hinduism in 1978 after meeting a succession of Indian saints and sages. He has studied with masters such as Thuksey Rinpoche and Father Bede Griffiths for more than 30 years. Harvey was awarded the Christmas Humphrey prize for A Journey in Ladakh, the Humanities Team Award (an award previously received by Desmond Tutu) for his 2010 body of work, and a Nautilus Award for The Hope. He is founder and director of the Institute of Sacred Activism.





















Author Residence: Oak Park, IL





















Author Hometown: Coimbatore, South India
 
Published December 26, 2001 by Shambhala. 192 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Another title that digs deeply into one religious tradition is Teachings of the Hindu Mystics, edited by Andrew Harvey.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Andrew Harvey has focused much of his considerable energy over the years reveling in the world's mystical traditions.

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