Leo Schaya

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Leo Schaya (1916–1985) was a Swiss author and scholar whose works focused on the Sufi tradition, the Kabbalah, and the Traditionalist School.

Biography[edit]

Born in Switzerland, Schaya lived much of his adult life in Nancy, France. He grew up in a traditional Jewish household and from his early youth he was interested in the works of neo-Platonism, Sufism and Advaita Vedanta.

He published several articles on the Kabbalah. He also wrote a book on the Sufi doctrine of unity. He is the founder of the journal Connaissance des religions (Knowledge of Religions).

Traditionalism[edit]

Schaya was a friend and frequent correspondent of prominent Traditionalist Frithjof Schuon.

Bibliography[edit]

In English

In French

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leo Schaya, The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah (Penguin Books, 1973) 10.

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