- Publisher: Light of the Spirit Press
- Available in: paperback and eBook
- ISBN: 978-1955046053
- Published: August 25, 2021
A Practical Commentary on Levi Dowling’s Classic Life of Jesus Christ
In 1908 a book appeared on the shelves of American bookstores that was destined to garner interest throughout the world, so much so that today it has gone through more than seventy editions in America alone. This book was The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ by Levi H. Dowling.
Immediately it evoked a response in those who intuited and sought for a deeper meaning of the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Many at that time, as well as today, could not honestly accept the limited interpretation of Jesus and his words that was offered by Churchianity, an acceptance that would have obligated them to reject him as but one of many misperceiving religionists of the past. For them the Aquarian Gospel was truly Light in Darkness, a fount of life-giving knowledge.
With penetrating insight, Abbot George Burke illumines the practical value of the Aquarian Gospel for spiritual seekers, and the timelessness of this classic writing. With a unique perspective of a lifetime of study and practice of both Eastern and Western spirituality, Abbot George mines the treasures of the Aquarian Gospel and presents them in an easily intelligible fashion for those wishing to put these priceless teachings into practice.
Here is what reviewers say of Abbot George’s writing:
Abbot George’s writing is “as informed and informative as it is inspired and inspiring”
–James A. Cox, Editor-in-chief at Midwest Book Reviews
“[His] writing is well crafted and stocked with anecdotes, humor, literary references, and beautiful quotes… I found it to be entertaining as well as illuminating….Abbot George is like the Emily Dickinson of modern day spiritual writers.”
-Rev. Gerry Nangle, President of Johrei Fellowship
Abbot George’s writing is “Highly recommended for earnest spiritual aspirant, especially those who might need a prod to keep them moving.”
-Anna Hourihan, Publisher/Editor at Vedantic Shores Press.
About the Author
Abbot George Burke (Swami Nirmalananda Giri) is the founder and director of Light of the Spirit Monastery (Atma Jyoti Ashram) in Cedar Crest, New Mexico, USA. He is the author of numerous books on meditation and practical spiritual life. He writes at OCOY.org.