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Man and His Becoming according to the Vedanta

by René Guénon

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> Par José Le Roy (In: Dennis Waite, L'Advaita Vedânta : Théorie et pratique, Ed. Almora (2015), p. 384) : [Recommandations de lecture]
  Joop-le-philosophe | Mar 17, 2019 |
L'essentiel de la pensée guénonienne sur l'Inde et la pensée traditionnelle. Une somme métaphysique. De la haute voltige.1982
  yogasantosha | May 24, 2018 |
EL HOMBRE Y SU DEVENIR SEGÚN EL VEDANTA

El mundo de hoy, especialmente en el ámbito
de lo que conocemos con el nombre de Occidente,
se ve influenciado por el accionar de
fuerzas cuyo objetivo final parecería ser la instauración
de una forma de vida fundada sobre
el más grosero materialismo y sobre la abolición
absoluta de los valores del espíritu.

A este panorama, muy sombrío por cierto, se suma
otro problema, consistente en una interpreta
ción errónea de las doctrinas pertenecientes a
a tradición metafísica de la humanidad difundida
por algunos sectores del pensamiento
que aunque bien intencionados tal vez, no hacen
en el fondo otra cosa que agregar elementos
a la confusión existente.

Por eso es tan importante
la difusión de una obra como “El Hombre
y su devenir según el Vedanta" de René
Guénon, en la cual este autor, clarísimo exponente
del pensamiento tradicional, trata con
absoluta precisión las diversas etapas del itinerario
que conduce del estado humano a la liberación,
definiendo las bases rigurosas de la Metafísica
hindú y evitando las distorsiones doctrinales
que se traducen en el grosero reencamacionismo
propio de ciertas corrientes pseudoespiritualistas
que, hoy por hoy, no hacen otra
cosa que socavar la tradición que aparentan
defender.
  FundacionRosacruz | May 19, 2018 |
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Man and His Becoming according to the Vedanta is Guénon's central exposition of traditional metaphysics, companion to his other two great works in this genre: The Symbolism of the Cross and The Multiple States of the Being. Guénon held that Hinduism embraces the most ancient, profound, and comprehensive expression of traditional metaphysics we possess, which can in some ways function as a key to every other traditional form, and this work has been called the first reliable exposition of Hindu metaphysics in any Western language. Before Guénon, the West's image of Hinduism was a hodge-podge of translated scriptures lacking traditional commentary, fragments of doctrine reported by Jesuits and other missionaries, random impressions of merchants, imperialists, and adventurers, unreliable Eurocentric constructions of the orientalists, and the fantasies of the Theosophical Society and their ilk. To this day, Man and His Becoming remains one of the best (if not the best) expositions of the doctrines of the Vedanta, an exposition entirely free from the modernizing and Westernizing tendencies that first infiltrated the Indian subcontinent under the British Raj, and have not yet abated. This text is a veritable bible of traditional metaphysics and anthropology. In his Studies in Hinduism and Introduction to the Study of the Hindu Doctines, Guénon treats historical and cosmological aspects of Hinduism in further detail.

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