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A Treasury of Mystic Terms II (Set of 4 Volumes)
A Treasury of Mystic Terms II (Set of 4 Volumes)
Price: $75.00
Author: John Davidson
Type: Hardcover, 2368 Pages
Edition: 1st, 2016
ISBN: 978-93-80077-47-5
Publisher: SSRC

Product Code: EN-199-2

A Treasury of Mystic Terms is planned as a multi-volume work in four parts, with one further volume of indices, cross-references, glossaries, etc.:

PART I (6 vols., 2003) – The Principles of Mysticism
PART II (4 vols., 2016) – Spiritual Guides and Practitioners
PART III (6 vols., est. 2018) – Spiritual Experience & Practice (yet to be published)
PART IV (6 vols., est. 2022) – The Spiritual Way of Life (yet to be published)

The Treasury is a collection of the spiritual terms found in the literature of the world's religious and mystical traditions. Its primary objective is to elucidate the meaning of the essential terms used by the various spiritual and religious traditions of the world throughout history. It is not primarily intended as a dictionary or as an encyclopaedia, nor is it a definitive treatise on any particular subject or religion. It is meant to help the ordinary person understand some of the basic principles of his or her religious background, within the framework of a universal understanding of spirituality.

All terms are explained as simply as possible, with each term presented as a separate entry. With the explanations grouped according to subject and placed alongside one another, many similarities between the various religions immediately become apparent. Among these many pages, the reader will find a mixture of interesting concepts, quotations, thoughts, perceptions and ideas. There should be something for everyone, whoever they are and whatever their bent of mind.

The Treasury is prepared and edited by an international team of researchers, contributors, editors and readers with a wide variety of religious and cultural backgrounds. All those involved give their time and expertise freely to the project. Since the Society does not seek any profit and the cost of printing in India is low, the Treasury can be sold at a very low price. This helps the Society stay true to its premise that spirituality is the birthright of all, that no profit should be extracted from its dissemination, and that knowledge of these truths should not be withheld from anyone for economic reasons.

PART II – Spiritual Guides and Practitioners
Volume 7 (600 pages)
Volume 8 (600 pages)
Volume 9 (600 pages)
Volume 10 (568 pages)

Sold only as a complete set of 4 volumes (Volumes not sold separately)
Technical Specifications:
  • Each volume is hard bound with foil stamping on the front and spine.
  • Printed on acid-free paper.
  • Other features include printed endpapers and a bookmark ribbon.
  • Size: 6" x 9.5" (15.5cm x 24.5cm)
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