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Book of Enlightened Masters : Western Teachers in Eastern Traditions

Baker & Taylor

Book of Enlightened Masters : Western Teachers in Eastern Traditions

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Surveys the history of Western (mostly American) teachers who have fulfilled the role of guru or master over the past 100 years, and contains biographical entries on some 140 spiritual teachers, their teachings, and issues raised by their teachings. Looks at the ways in which Westerners have transformed Eastern spiritual teachings, and presents a model of experiential comparative religion. Includes cross references and b&w photos. For general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.