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Clip Title: Frithjof Schuon
Summary: Jean-Claude Petitpierre describes Frithjof Schuon’s role in the Perennialist/ Traditionalist School.
Total Running Time - 35 seconds
Low Res File Size - 1.6M
High Res File Size - 3.1M
 Subject:   Environment and Nature (4)  
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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:   Laude, Patrick (7)  
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Challenges in Reading Schuon
Patrick Laude explains the challenges that readers must overcome in order to read Schuon and the opportunities that result.
Total Running Time - 3 minutes 40 seconds
Low Res File Size - 11.2M
High Res File Size - 15M
Esoterism & the "Transparency of Phenomena"
Patrick Laude discusses Schuon's writings on esoterism, the "religio perennis" and the metaphysical "transparency of phenomena".
Total Running Time - 3 minutes 45 seconds
Low Res File Size - 11.9M
High Res File Size - 15.4M
How Academia Responds to Schuon
Patrick Laude provides an overview of the response of fellow academics to the writings of Schuon.
Total Running Time - 3 minutes 9 seconds
Low Res File Size - 9.6M
High Res File Size - 13.1M
Schuon’s Audience
Patrick Laude describes the types of readers who are most interested in and affected by the writings of Frithjof Schuon.
Total Running Time - 2 minutes 16 seconds
Low Res File Size - 6.8M
High Res File Size - 9.3M
Schuon’s Critique of Modernism
Patrick Laude reviews some of the errors of modern thinking that Schuon addresses in his writings.
Total Running Time - 3 minutes 45 seconds
Low Res File Size - 11M
High Res File Size - 15.1M


Patrick Laude is a writer, editor, professor, and researcher in the fields of language, literature, symbolism, and mysticism. He is a professor at Georgetown University, currently at their School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Laude's writings have been published in the US and Europe in numerous journals. Dr. Laude's extensive contributions to World Wisdom include:

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