Vedanta for Modern Man.New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1951 Stock Code: 146011
First edition, first printing, of this anthology of writings addressing Vedanta, the school of Hindu philosophy addressing the divine nature of man, ideas to which Isherwood was introduced by his friend Aldous Huxley, who introduced him to Swami Prabhavananda and his circle.
Isherwood undertook the editorship of the bimonthly journal Vedanta and the West, concerned with the theory of Vedanta teachings and their relevance to western life. This is the second published collection of articles from the journal, including contributions by Isherwood, Huxley, Prabhavananda, Alan W. Watts, Gerald Heard, and others.
Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed white boards, spine lettered in gilt, fore edge untrimmed.
Light spotting to a couple of pages, otherwise internally bright and fresh. A near-fine copy.
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