Lost Masters: Sages of Ancient Greece | by Linda Johnsen | Himalayan Institute

Lost Masters: Sages of Ancient Greece

Linda Johnsen

Rediscover the long-forgotten spiritual masters of Egypt and Europe, their astonishing lives, their schools of practice, and their teachings about higher states of consciousness and how to achieve them. Linda Johnsen, a leading author on Eastern spirituality, reveals how some of the most famous Greek thinkers including Plato, Pythagoras, and Plutarch understood the importance of harmony between mind and body, and practiced ancient yogic techniques, including meditation and vegetarianism.

Explore teachings of karma, the afterlife, reincarnation, and God as they were originally taught in the ancient Western world. Discover the timeless wisdom of the ancient West and how it can be helpful in today's society. Learn how some of the most famous Greek sages actually studied in India.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 2006
ISBN: 978-0-893892609
Paperback
217 pages
5.5" x 8.5"

Greek Philosophy / Eastern Studies

About the Author

Linda Johnsen is a long-time student of religious philosophy and spirituality. She holds degrees in Eastern and Western Psychology, and has post-graduate training in theology and Sanskrit. She has traveled to India and lived with women saints. She is a writer for several spiritual magazines and a contributor to several anthologies, including The Divine Mosaic: Women's Images of the Sacred Other. Linda is the author of several other books including Daughters of the Goddess: Women Saints of India, which received the Midwest Business Association award for "Best New Age Book of the Year".

More on Lost Masters:

Lost Masters goes beyond what you will learn in a classroom, or read in a philosophy textbook. It is an exploration of the deeply roote Western tradition that vears striking resemblance to the wisdom of EAstern spirituality. Although the Greek sages profoundly influenced Western culture and spiritual practice, many of their essential beliefs and practices have been lost in the West.In this book it is easy to see how what they taught is as relevant today as it was two thousand years ago.

Reviews:

"Johnsen points to various ways in which such cerebral philosophers as Herodotus and Diogenes were also insightful masters of spirituality; as concerned with the concepts of karma, transcendence, and reincarnation as any yogi."
-- Carol Haggas, Foreword Magazine

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