Category Archives: Schuon (Frithjof)

The Singing of a Flute Came from the Sea

Summer, with its memories of water and sun, may be ending, but this Frithjof Schuon reminds us that the real summer is within.

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Layla Dancing in a Globe of Light

Some of the great religious poetry turns to sexual imagery to capture the ecstatic union with the divine.

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Poetry – A Finite Image of Infinity

Frithjof Schuon explores how poetry echoes the divine.

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