Esoterism and Symbol

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By R. A. Schwaller De Lubicz

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

Esoterism and Symbol

ABOUT R. A. Schwaller De Lubicz

R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz
R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz (1887-1961) was one of the most important philosophers, mathematicians, and Egyptologists of this century. His elucidation of the temple at Luxor and his presentation of the Egyptian understanding of a special quality of innate consciousness form a bridge that lin More...



This is an initiation into the tone, structure, and mentality of Egyptian knowledge, the basis of all Western theology and science.  It is a redefinition of those concepts which are basic to the pharaonic transmission--the glory of ancient Egypt.  The author explores the "process of becoming" as related to consciousness and revealed in nature; the kinship between man and the mineral, plant and animal kingdoms; the stages of awareness leading to "Cosmic Consciousness"; and the mystery of the formation of substance into matter.