In the modern West the old religious orthodoxy is crumbling. People are turning increasingly to the spiritual teachings of the East and reappraising the neglected — even suppressed — visionary heritage of the West.
In this collection of critical essays Sangharakshita casts a discriminating eye over a range of publications on Zen, yoga, Eastern psychology, the Tantra, William Blake, the Cathars, and more.
Out of Print
This book is no longer available from Windhorse Publications but can be downloaded for free from the author’s website Sangharakshita.
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it… Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings – that doctrine believe and cling to and take it as your guide.