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World Wisdom's Spiritual Classics series
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Art
What is Sacred Art?
What bridges exist between Christianity and Islam?
The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature
Treasures of the World's Religions
The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity
The Universal Spirit of Islam: Keys for Interfaith Understanding
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
Exploring "Timeless in Time" - a biography of Sri Ramana Maharshi
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Roots of the Human Condition deals with the fundamental principles of universal and perennial metaphysics and their application on the level of spiritual and moral life. Simply put, this book reveals many answers to those seekers questing for knowledge of what lies behind the reality of our world and, more particularly, our own human souls. The book is divided into three sections: Principles and Roots, Fundamental Perspective, and Moral and Spiritual Dimensions.




Thus, the reader is provided with an intellectual method—in the truest sense—with which to view the profound questions of existence, then is shown how authentic esoterism approaches the spiritual realization of these truths, and finally is immersed in compelling considerations of human virtue, the almost alchemical result of realizing those truths.

Schuon writes that people often seek certitude through phenomena of the external world, while instead we should be seeking it in our very being. This is where his books have been leading readers for generations, to a strong certitude of the realities and purpose of the world and of our own existence. In this, and indeed in all his books, Schuon leads readers to insights on the roots of the human condition, precisely.


Schuon’s writings appeal to philosophers, students of comparative religion, and to spiritual seekers, among others. This book offers each of these an opportunity to be guided through some of the profoundest human questions by one of the greatest intellects of the 20th century.

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