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By Harry Oldmeadow

This e-book offers a biographical account of the amazing Benedictine monk, Henri Le Saux (1910-1973), who spent the final two-and-a-half a long time of his lifestyles in India the place he immersed himself in Hindu spirituality. It strains the imperative topics of his prolific writings on spiritual and mystical issues.

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Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 73. 22. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 2. 23. BA 24. 24. BA 27. 25. BA 90. 26. Abhishiktananda quoted in du Boulay, 63. 27. See Abhishiktananda, Swami Parama Arubi Anandam, 18-19. 28. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 21-22. 29. J. Stuart in L 52. 30. For a clear-eyed and sensitive account of some of the difficulties in the inter-relations of Abhishiktananda, Monchanin, Mahieu, and Griffiths, see du Boulay, 153-155. 31. Quoted in S. Rohde, Jules Monchanin, 67.

14 Shortly before his death he wrote, The root of the matter is that Hindus are not spiritually uneasy. They believe they possess supreme wisdom and thus how could they attach any importance to the fluctuations or investigations of those who possess lesser wisdom. Christ is one among avatāras. 15 Monchanin was also, as Daniélou intimates, well-equipped to appreciate the vast storehouse of Indian spirituality. But throughout he felt bound to the conventional Christian belief in the ultimate superiority of his own faith, a position to which he was theologically committed by the weight of the centuries.

It would be a betrayal of all that I stand for, solitude, silence and monastic poverty. . 93 Mother Yvonne Lebeau, with whom Abhishiktananda became friendly at the Sivananda Ashram, has left us with a snapshot of Abhishiktananda in his later years: Nothing seemed to vex him; he was always smiling and happy. I treated him as my pal. He was lucid. . He did things without ill-feeling or criticism. . 94 John Alter, the son of some friends at the Rajpur Retreat and Study Center, recorded his impressions of Abhishiktananda in early 1972: His eyes twinkled.

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