The Feathered Sun... is found on buffalo hides used as cloaks and occasionally as a background for ceremonies. The Sun is composed of concentric circles formed of stylized eagle feathers; the resulting impression is particularly evocative in that the symbol simultaneously suggests center, radiation, power, and majesty. (The Feathered Sun: Plains Indians in Art and Philosophy [Bloomington, IN: World Wisdom Books, 1990], p. 100.)
is Sophia Perennis?
Illustrated Web shows inspired by Frithjof schuon's books.
Essay by Titus Burckhardt "Metaphysics and Virtue in Sufism"
about Frithjof Schuon in Reference.com
Sophia Perennis is to know the total Truth and, consequently,
to will the Good and love Beauty; and this in conformity to this Truth,
hence with full awareness of the reasons for doing so."
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Lecture given by Patrick Laude at the International Conference of Islamic Scholars, Nahdat al-Ulama, Jakarta, July 31, 2008.
Eye of the Heart
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with The Alone in The Name
Canticle of the Divine Name is in the pure lineage of mystical poetry.
Each text provides a station in which one's spirit may rest."
"Above the clouds of our day to day live there shines
the ever-constant Sun of the Immutable Spirit. It is a rare joy to be
reminded of the rare truth of the aphorisms contained in this beautiful
book. Each of them is a ray of light that both illuminates and warms,
and reveals the Path of Return."
and Work of Frithjof Schuon