English resources online


“A Biographical Approach” (Jean-Baptiste Aymard and Patrick Laude)

“A Sage for the Times” (Harry Oldmeadow)


Interview given to Deborah Casey in 1995

A few essays

The Primacy of Intellection, article by Frithjof Schuon

“To Have a Center”, article by Frithjof Schuon

“The Demiurge in North American Mythology”, article by Frithjof Schuon

“The Delivered One and the Divine Image”, by Frithjof Schuon

“Some Observations on a Problem of the Afterlife”, by Frithjof Schuon

“Orthodoxy and Intellectuality”, by Frithjof Schuon

“What Sincerity Is and Is Not”, by Frithjof Schuon

“The Function of Relics”, by Frithjof Schuon

“Letter on Existentialism”, by Frithjof Schuon

“René Guénon: Some Observations“, by Frithjof Schuon


Understanding Islam, book by Frithjof Schuon

The Transcendent Unity of Religions, book by Frithjof Schuon

Road to the Heart, English poems by Frithjof Schuon

An essay by Ananda Coomaraswamy

“The Bugbear of Literacy”

“It was possible for Aristotle, starting from the premise that a man, being actually cultured, may also become literate, to ask whether there is a necessary or merely an accidental connection of literacy with culture. Such a question can hardly arise for us, to whom illiteracy implies, as a matter of course, ignorance, backwardness, unfitness for self-government: for us, unlettered peoples are uncivilized peoples, and vice versa—as a recent publisher’s blurb expresses it: ‘The greatest force in civilization is the collective wisdom of a literate people’.”