Inspired by his time spent with wise sages in Asia in the 1930s, Paul Brunton (1898-1981) wrote The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga
(and its companion volume The Wisdom of the Overself
) at the request of these remarkable teachers, who recognized that he had a significant role to play in the transmission of Hindu Vedanta and Buddhism to the West. Brunton's books are a profound re-creation of the teachings of those two philosophical schools of thought, informed by the insights of deep meditation. Clearly written without the specialized vocabulary found in those traditions, the books speak directly to the contemporary spiritual seeker.
The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga
This is a great place to start reading Paul Brunton's Notebooks—an uplifting, enlightening survey of virtually every aspect of spiritual awakening and stage of practice. Each of its 28 chapters samples one of the 28 “categories” into which Paul Brunton filed his writings. Topics included are: meditation, the body, emotions and ethics, the…
is a step-by-step guide to actually experiencing the spiritual truth that reality is formed within our consciousness rather than outside us in the world of material things. Brunton's expert analysis of perception, grounded in science, is designed to awaken us to our sacred foundation and to transform our personality into a mirror of that reality. Brunton prepares us for this journey by describing the attitudes, mental disciplines, and character traits that are beneficial for success in this quest.
This new edition has been updated to incorporate the author's final revisions and includes an introduction by the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation.
Foreword by The Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation
2.The Ultimate Path
3.The Religious and Mystic Grades
4.The Hidden Philosophy of India
5.The Philosophical Discipline
6.The Worship of Words
7.The Search After Truth
8.The Revelation of Relativity
9.From Thing to Thought
10. The Secret of Space and Time
11. The Magic of the Mind
12. The Downfall of Materialism
Epilogue: The Philosophic Life
Appendix 1: Some Misconceptions Cleared Up
Appendix 2: Additional Resources from The Notebooks of Paul Brunton, Compiled by the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation Editors