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Clip Title: The Final Battleground
Summary: "The Final Battleground" is an excerpt from the film "Native Spirit" that provides an overview of the so-called Indian Wars that took place in the American West during the last part of the nineteenth century.
Total Running Time -4 minutes, 32 seconds
Low Res File Size - 13.7M
High Res File Size - 22.5M
 Subject:   Environment and Nature (4)  
Page: of 1 pages

S. Hossein Nasr
Jean-Claude Petitpierre talks about Seyyed Hossein Nasr’s role in bringing the idea of the Perennial Philosophy into modern academia, including Nasr's ground breaking writings on the environment.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 26 seconds
Low Res File Size - 6.4M
High Res File Size - 13.1M
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Recovering the Sacred
Dr. Nasr's talk, titled "The Recovery of the Sacred: Tradition and Perennialism in the Contemporary World", was given at the Sacred Web Conference on "Tradition in the Modern World" held in Edmonton at The University of Alberta, September 2006. In the talk, he explains central Traditionalist terms, concepts, and contributions, including "the sense of the sacred," Tradition, scientism, Beauty, metaphysics, and the important role of Tradition in current times.
Total Running Time - 48 minutes 48 seconds
Low Res File Size - 139M (streamed)
High Res File Size - 257M (streamed)
The Creator
Inés Talamantez of the Mescalero Apache suggests how any Native American can and should at any time pray to the Creator. She emphasizes that sincere prayers will be heard, and that all of this land is sacred.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 5 seconds
Low Res File Size - 6M
High Res File Size - 10.6M
The Eagle
James Trosper speaks on the significance and sacredness of the eagle in Indian life, and in particular in the Sun Dance.
Total Running Time - 1 minutes 22 seconds
Low Res File Size - 4.5M
High Res File Size - 7.5M

 Interviews with:   Nasr, Seyyed Hossein (7)  
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A Summary of Frithjof Schuon's Thoughts on Beauty
A clip of Frithjof Schuon's thoughts on the necessity of beauty.
Total Running Time - 1 minute, 48 seconds
Low Res File Size - 5.6M
High Res File Size - 9.6M
Critique of Modern Philosophy
Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses Schuon’s critique of modern Western philosophy.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 53 seconds
Low Res File Size - 8.7M
High Res File Size - 15.2M
Frithjof Schuon’s Audience
Seyyed Hossein Nasr speaks about the people to whom Schuon addressed his books.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 2 seconds
Low Res File Size - 6.1M
High Res File Size - 10.8M
Reading Metaphysical Books
Seyyed Hossein Nasr explains why some readers have difficulty in reading books on metaphysics in general and Schuon’s books in particular.
Total Running Time - 9 minutes 39 seconds
Low Res File Size - 25.3M
High Res File Size - 51.3M
Schuon’s Most Important Books
Seyyed Hossein Nasr lists and descibes Schuon's four most important books.
Total Running Time - 7 minutes 52 seconds
Low Res File Size - 24.5M
High Res File Size -42.1M

/uploads/artists/17.jpg Seyyed Hossein Nasr (b. 1933) is University Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University. The author of over thirty books and three hundred articles, he is one of the world’s most respected writers and speakers on Islam, its arts and sciences, and its traditional mystical path, Sufism.
Prof. Seyyed Hossein Nasr's work is found in the following selected World Wisdom books:

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