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Clip Title: Living Within One Religion
Summary: Rama Coomaraswamy explains his father's thought about the importance of living within the sacred form of one religion, even though all religions have a convergence of the same underlying truths. His comments summarize part of Schuon's thought on Hinduism.
Total Running Time -5 minutes 04 seconds
Low Res File Size - 14.5M
High Res File Size - 25.7M
 Subject:   Burckhardt, Titus (5)  
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Burckhardt's Contributions
William Stoddart speaks in detail about several of Titus Burckhardt's contributions to the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 12 seconds
Low Res File Size -4.7M
High Res File Size - 6.3M
Perennialist School
William Stoddart speaks about the four key writers of the Perennialist School: Frithjof Schuon, Rene Guenon, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and Titus Burckhardt.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 25 seconds
Low Res File Size - 4.3M
High Res File Size - 7.6M
Titus Burckhardt
William Stoddart speaks about Titus Burckhardt, including his background, writings and role in the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 3 minutes 46 seconds
Low Res File Size - 11.3M
High Res File Size - 19.9M
Titus Burckhardt
Rama Coomaraswamy offers his opinions about the importance of Titus Burckhardt’s writings and recounts personal remembrances.
Total Running Time -1 minutes 48 seconds
Low Res File Size - 3.1M
High Res File Size - 5.5M
Titus Burckhardt
Jean-Claude Petitpierre describes the personality of his friend Titus Burckhardt and describes his role in the Perennialist School.
Total Running Time - 57 seconds
Low Res File Size - 2.6M
High Res File Size - 5.1M

 Interviews with:   Lakhani, M. Ali (1)  
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Intro to Tradition in the Modern World conference
Founder and editor of the traditionalist journal Sacred Web, M. Ali Lakhani, gives the introductory remarks to the 2006 conference "Tradition in the Modern World." Lakhani explains the Traditionalist/Perennialist worldview and approach to spirituality, as well as a definition of the special uses of the terms "tradition" and "sense of the sacred."
Total Running Time -6 minutes, 17 seconds
Low Res File Size - 17.5M
High Res File Size - 31.6M


M. Ali Lakhani graduated from Cambridge University before moving to Vancouver where he has practiced as a trial lawyer for 25 years. In 1998, he founded the traditionalist journal, Sacred Web, with the aim of identifying the first principles of traditional metaphysics and promoting their application to the contingent circumstances of modernity. The bi-annual journal has included contributions by many leading traditionalists. In the words of Professor Nasr, "Along with Sophia, Sacred Web is the most important journal in the English language devoted to the study of tradition."

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