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The light of a thousand suns; mystery, awe,…

The light of a thousand suns; mystery, awe, and renewal in religion

by Jacob Trapp

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Religions begin and are renewed in the experience of awe and wonder, 'the sense of the numinous', and in this lies the source of all true art and science, as well as religion. The author of this book looks sensitively at those elements in Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and the so-called primitive religions that reach out toward Cosmic Mystery and find a truth and meaning which is felt rather than understood.

"If the light of a thousand suns were to blaze forth at once in the sky, that might resemble the splendour of that exalted being." (Bhagavad Gita).
  Saraswati_Library | Apr 9, 2010 |
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