The Enchanted Land: A Journey with the Mystics of India

Overview

This book describes the life and work of eight Indian mystics, including Ramana Maharshi, Sawan Singh, Paramahansa Yogananda, Baba Faqir Chand, Sushil Kumar, Tripta Devi, and Pratap Singh. Includes the author's personal interaction with several of them, as well as a detailed account of shabd yoga and the inner journey that occurs during meditation.
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Overview

This book describes the life and work of eight Indian mystics, including Ramana Maharshi, Sawan Singh, Paramahansa Yogananda, Baba Faqir Chand, Sushil Kumar, Tripta Devi, and Pratap Singh. Includes the author's personal interaction with several of them, as well as a detailed account of shabd yoga and the inner journey that occurs during meditation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565432642
  • Publisher: Mount San Antonio College/Philosophy Group
  • Publication date: 6/12/2014
  • Pages: 114
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.27 (d)

Meet the Author

David Christopher Lane is a Professor of Philosophy at Mt. San Antonio College and an Adjunct Professor in Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach. Professor Lane received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, where he was also a recipient of a Regents Fellowship. He has two M.A.'s (one in Sociology from UCSD; and one in the History and Phenomenology of Religion from GTU, Berkeley). Dr. Lane has previously taught at the University of London, California School of Professional Psychology, and Warren College at the University of California, San Diego. He has written a number of books, including The Radhasoami Tradition (Garland Publishers, New York, 1992) and Exposing Cults: When the Skeptical Mind Confronts the Mystical (Garland Publishers, New York, 1994). He was instrumental in releasing the life and work of Baba Faqir Chand, which is published under the title The Unknowing Sage (MSAC Philosophy Group, Walnut, Fifth edition, 2014). Dr. Lane is married to Andrea Diem-Lane, who is also a Professor of Philosophy at Mt. San Antonio College. They have two children, Shaun-Michael and Kelly-Joseph. Professor Lane's is currently working on a series of films detailing his research work in India and elsewhere.
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