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Clip Title: Frithjof Schuon's early attraction to Hinduism
Summary: A clip from the 2-disk DVD set Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy. The clip contains comments by Schuon's wife, Catherine Schuon, regarding his early attraction to Hinduism, as well as Schuon's own reminiscences on these formative experiences. The first disk of the set is a 115-minute documentary on the life of Frithjof Schuon, and the second includes more than 80 additional minutes of special features on the thought and work of this important figure in twentieth-century comparative religion and spirituality.
Total Running Time - 1 minute, 11 seconds
Low Res File Size - 3.9M
High Res File Size - 6.3M
 Subject:   Lings, Martin (7)  
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Enduring Legacy of Martin Lings
Dr. Jean-Louis Michon expresses how the "wisdom and presence" of Martin Lings (Shaykh Abu Bakr) will remain with those who knew him. He goes on to say that the books of Martin Lings represent a "reservoir of energy" and a "precious treasure" for readers who never met him.
Total Running Time - 44 seconds
Low Res File Size - 2.3M
High Res File Size - 4M
Funeral of Martin Lings
Jean-Claude Petitpierre speaks of the beauty of the funeral of Martin Lings in May, 2005, which took place in Lings' beloved garden in full spring bloom.
Total Running Time - 43 seconds
Low Res File Size - 2.1M
High Res File Size - 3.8M
Guénon and Lings
Jean-Louis Michon recalls how Martin Lings introduced him to René Guénon (Shaykh Abdul Wahid) in 1947 in Cairo. Dr. Michon also recalls the beautiful surroundings of the little village near the pyramids in Giza where Lings lived at that time and goes on to discuss the Lings' role as a private secretary for Guénon.
Total Running Time - 45 seconds
Low Res File Size - 2.3M
High Res File Size - 4.1M
Lings' Book on Prophet Muhammad
Dr. Jean-Louis Michon praises Martin Lings’ most popular book, "Muhammad: his life based on the earliest sources," including its significant contribution to Western studies on the life of the Prophet.
Total Running Time - 25 seconds
Low Res File Size - 1.3M
High Res File Size - 2.3M
Martin Lings
Jean-Claude Petitpierre describes the personality of his friend Martin Lings and discusses his most important books.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 34 seconds
Low Res File Size - 4.2M
High Res File Size - 8.3M

 Interviews with:   Jenny, Johann (1)  
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Frithjof Schuon's Childhood
Johann Jakob Jenny recounts his childhood experiences as a friend of Frithjof Schuon at the age of eleven.
Total Running Time -2 minutes 28 seconds
Low Res File Size - 7.1M
High Res File Size - 12.4M

/uploads/artists/264.jpg Johann Jakob Jenny (1907 – 1997) was one of Frithjof Schuon’s schoolmates in Basle, Switzerland and remained one of Schuon’s closest and lifelong friends. He became a medical doctor and continued to live in Basle for the remainder of his life. Dr. Jenny’s 1993 film interviews in Basle record many recollections from his childhood and youth concerning his close friend, Frithjof Schuon. Excerpts from these interviews appear in Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy.

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