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Catherine Schuon Catherine Schuon

Catherine Schuon (1924–2021) was an author, editor, translator, and artist. She had a deep understanding of many religions and cultures. As the wife of Frithjof Schuon for almost 50 years, Catherine Schuon traveled to many places with him, proofread his work, and arguably knew the man and his work better than anyone. In these clips she shares many historical and philosophical facts about her husband.

Martin Lings Martin Lings

Martin Lings (1909-2005) was a leading member of the “Perennialist” or “Traditionalist” school of thought and an acclaimed author, editor, translator, scholar, Arabist, and poet. Frithjof Schuon was his spiritual master for 50 years. In these short clips, Dr. Lings speaks about meeting his mentor and friend and some important aspects of his message.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Seyyed Hossein Nasr is a renowned philosopher, educator, scholar, author and editor, with a remarkable range of expertise in philosophy, metaphysics, art, comparative religion, esoterism, and Islamic Studies. Besides studying his works, Dr. Nasr was personally close to Schuon for many decades. Nasr is the editor of the definitive compendium of Schuon's selected writings, “The Essential Frithjof Schuon” (World Wisdom, 2005). In that volume, Professor Nasr's introduction of 60 pages is an excellent introduction to Schuon and his body of work.

William Stoddart William Stoddart

William Stoddart (1925-2023) was a prolific Perennialist author, editor, and translator who was active in advancing the understanding of the writings of Frithjof Schuon, Titus Burckhardt, and others, for over 50 years. He translated several of the books of Schuon and Burckhardt, both of whom he was closely with for decades, into English, including many of Schuon’s poems.

Huston Smith Huston Smith

Prof. Huston Smith (1919-2016) was a scholar, educator, and author who was widely recognized as a leading voice in the study of comparative religion. He authored over twelve books on the religions of the world and philosophy. In these interviews, Prof. Smith reveals that a major milestone in his career as a scholar of religions and philosophy was his finding and delving deeply into the writings of Frithjof Schuon.

Patrick Laude Patrick Laude

Patrick Laude is a writer, editor, professor, and researcher in the fields of language, literature, symbolism, and mysticism. Dr. Laude is one of the most prolific and insightful contemporary expositors and writers on the work of Frithjof Schuon in both French and English.

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