A Visit to a Gñáni

Or Wise Man of the East
by Edward Carpenter
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

Publication Date: December 22, 2015

ISBN: 9781317290971

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Originally published in 1911, this edition published in 1920, this text comprises of an excerpt from Carpenter’s Adam’s Peak to Elephanta, originally published in 1892*,* which details his travels in India and Ceylon. This excerpt in particular details his visit to a Gñáni, or religious wise man, and what he learned of their ancient wisdom-religion, which would be more recognisable as Hinduism to a modern reader. This title will be of interest to students of sociology, anthropology and religious studies.