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Mount Analogue has ratings and reviews. Jimmy said: It’s a miracle that this book even exists. A book we were never meant to have, existing onl. 56 quotes from René Daumal: ‘You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above. For in them I have set myself the principal task of tracing the themes of Mount Analogue through Daumal’s brief life and long work. Thus Daumal opens his long .

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Art is used here to mean the accomplishment of knowledge in action. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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Mount Analogue

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For a “metaphysical adventure” that ends mid-chapter, mid-sentence, mid-thought, Mount Analogue failed entirely to set off my bullshit-detectors.

René Daumal Quotes (Author of Mount Analogue)

One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. I like the rene daumal mount analogue of putting forth philosophical and spiritual ideas through the medium of fiction, but I prefer to have the philosophy and spirituality in my novels come forth organically from a beautifully written story with characters ddaumal intrigue me in a richly drawn world.

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A book we were never meant to have, existing only in myth. But dauma view — mine, my own quest — is, for now, all-important. I couldn’t communicate with him much, apart from asking him for a book or bargaining for a suitable price, because of my inability to speak in Tamil.

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