The secret of sunshine is the 1st book-length account of the lifestyles and educating of the Bulgarian-born religious adept Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov (1900-1986), who was once one of many 20th century’s maximum luminaries of Western spirituality. He was once a disciple of the saintly Peter Deunov (Beinsa Douno), sleek Bulgaria’s such a lot awesome non secular determine. In 1937, on the behest of his instructor, Aïvanhov moved to France the place he taught the undying secrets and techniques of a common gnosticism for almost a part century. This booklet holds nice charm for seekers either inside and out of doors confirmed non secular traditions.
Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., is an the world over popular Yoga researcher and historian of faith with thirty books to his credits, together with the award-winning The Shambhala Encyclopedia of Yoga and the best-selling dwelling Yoga. he's additionally the founder-director of the Yoga learn middle and editor of Yoga global newsletter.
‘In Georg Feuerstein’s fabulous presentation of a modern grasp, i used to be deeply moved by way of Aïvanhov’s bodhisattvic simplicity, veracity, and sturdy humor, and Feuerstein’s self-effacing clarifications the place wanted, that make this ebook a treasure trove for someone open to the nice knowledge traditions.’
—Frederick Franck, M.D., writer of The Zen of Seeing and My Days with Albert Schweitzer
‘The secret of sunshine is a colourful narrative of Aïvanhov’s impressive lifestyles and is certain to the touch a lot of its readers on the “true intensity” that used to be a part of Aïvanhov’s prescription for living.’
—Stanley Krippner, Ph.D, professor of psychology, Saybrook Institute, writer of non-public Mythology
‘This e-book has a large old and cultural standpoint and landscape on which Aïvanhov’s message is masterfully painted.’
—David Frawley, O.M.D., writing in Yoga Journal