HYMNS TO THE BELOVED
The poetry, prayers and wisdom of the world’s great mystics
Edited with commentaries by Richard Hooper
HYMNS TO THE BELOVED has been designed as a companion volume to Richard Hooper’s book, JESUS, BUDDHA, KRISHNA, LAO TZU: THE PARALLED SAYINGS. Once again filled with beautiful and inspiring photographs, HYMNS includes poetic verse from the mystics of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity and the Sufis of Islam.
With an extensive introduction by Richard Hooper, the hundreds of quotations of the spiritual masters of all time show that mystics of all religious traditions seek the same experience: union with the Ground of Being. Categories include: The Beloved; They Mystic; The One; The Narrow Gate; The Path Within; Relinquishing the Ego Prayer; Contemplation and Meditation; Love, Enlightenment and Awakening; Existence; The Univese and Creation.
Quotations by: Rabindranath Tagore; Padmasambhva; Yeshe Tsogyel; Ramana Maharshi; St. John of the Cross; Thic Nhat Hanh; Mirabai; Krishnamurti; St. Clare of Assisi; Satya Sai Baba; Judah Halevi; Kelsang Gyato; Nachmonides; Meister Eackhart; Yasutani Roshi; Shankara; Rumi; St. Catherine of Siena; William Blake; Darshan Sing; St. Francis of Assisi; St. Teresa of Avila; Sri Ramakrishna; Chuan Tze; Kabir; Milarepa; Chogyam Trugpa; Boddhidharma; Rilke; Dogen; Basho; St. Anthony; Huineng; St. Therese of Lisieux; Solomon ibn Gairol; Hsu Yun. St. Hildegard of Bingen; Bulleh Shah; Muktanada; Pierre Tellhard de Chardin; Patanjah; Moses Ben Shem Tov; Yogaswami; Noropa; Nagajuna; Sri Aurobindo and dozens more.
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Richard Hooper is a former Lutheran pastor who holds degrees from universities and seminaries in both the Philosophy of Religion as well as Theology. His other books include: THE CRUCIFIXION OF MARY MAGDALENE; THE GOSPEL OF THE UNKNOWN JESUS; and JESUS, BUDDHA, KRISHNA; LAO TZU: THE PARALLEL SAYINGS.
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