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SHRINE OF WISDOM

 
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SHRINE OF WISDOM

North American Distributor: Robert K. Clark

The publications of the Shrine of Wisdom are works of mystical, philosophical and religious significance, which seek to integrate different presentations of truth as expressed through the ages.   

The Shrine of Wisdom publishes works drawn from many of the world’s great traditions. When desirable, the subject matter has been arranged and synthesized in a manner intended to bring forward the underlying universal truths, and suitable commentaries have been added.

NEOPLATONIC

PLOTINUS AND THE PATH TO LIBERATION:
The One, The Universe and the Soul in The Philosophy of Plotinus

The philosophy of Plotinus represents the culmination of nearly a thousand years of Greek philosophy, while at the same time it was a powerful guide and inspiration to both Western and Middle Eastern philosophy and mysticism. 

The present work seeks to present a systematic exposition of the philosophy of Plotinus and to unfold the nature of the fundamental principles upon which the whole of his philosophy is based.  

This 2013 publication includes translations from Plotinus’ Enneads throughout the book which are those of the Editors and are published here for the first time. It includes the Shrine of Wisdom publication Plotinus On the Beautiful and On Intelligible Beauty, which is also published separately.        
ISBN 9780900664205  (cloth $29.95)

PLOTINUS ON THE BEAUTIFUL translated by the Editors and
ON INTELLIGIBLE BEAUTY translated by Thomas Taylor.
Inspiring works which lead the reader from sensible beauties, inward and upward to that Beauty which is seen by the eyes of the soul. ISBN 9780900664106  (paper $5.95)

MEDICINA MENTIS by Thomas Taylor
A specimen of Theological Arithmetic, representing in symbols and numbers the procession of things from The One. Includes a biography of the author, with bibliography, and four hymns.
ISBN 9780900664168  (paper $7.95)

HERMETIC

THE DIVINE PYMANDER OF HERMES TRISMEGISTUS: A Guide to the Hermetic Teachings
The teachings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus have had a profound influence on mankind. This work, now revised and expanded, with original translations by the editors throughout, sets forth the fundamental Hermetic ideas of God, the Cosmos and Man, with their interrelationships, as well as the path to regeneration. ISBN 9780900664045  (cloth $23.95)

GREEK

THE CHALDEAN ORACLES
A collection of known fragments, translated with commentary, and presented as a cosmological system.    
ISBN 9780900664175 (cloth $19.95)

THE HUMAN SOUL IN THE MYTHS OF PLATO
A valuable work which collects into one book many of the truths which Plato revealed mystically in his dialogues concerning the soul: its nature, its journey into the realms of generation, its estate after the death of the body, and its final conquest and restoration to its true home.
ISBN 9780900664083 (cloth $19.95)

THE GOLDEN VERSES OF THE PYTHAGOREANS
This beautiful and readable translation, with commentary, enshrines the essential spirit of the system of Pythagoras as the "trainer of souls", while providing a practical guide to daily life.
ISBN 9780900664113 (cloth $15.95)

TWO DIALOGUES OF PLATO: THE FIRST ALCIBIADES AND THE MENO
These two dialogues investigate the real nature of man and demonstrate the immortalityof the soul and the reality of innate ideas. ISBN 9780900664137 (cloth $19.95)

SACRED MYTHOI OF DEMIGODS AND HEROES
A valuable and powerful interpretation of the myths of Prometheus, Perseus and The Labors of Hercules, giving for each a detailed key to their meaning.
ISBN 9780900664182 (paper $9.95)