Great Western Spiritual Teachers of Modern Times on Finding a Total Answer to Life Questions

Greatest Western Teachers of Modern Times

"The dead look so terribly dead when they're dead," said Larry Darrell, the young protagonist of Somerset Maugham's Razor's Edge. "You say to yourself: 'Who am I that I should bother my head about this...? Perhaps it is only because I'm a conceited prig. Wouldn't it be better to follow the beaten track and let what's coming to you come?' And then you think of a fellow who an hour before was full of life and fun, and he's lying dead; it's all so cruel and so meaningless. It's hard not to ask yourself what life is all about and whether there's any sense to it or whether it's all a tragic blunder of blind fate."

moonlit water There are three westerners of modern times who I think shine the clearest light for those looking to find a total answer to the deepest life-questions. In chronological order they are:

  • Franklin Merrell-Wolff
  • Douglas Harding
  • Richard Rose

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