A Handbook of Traditional Living
By: Raido (author)Paperback
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This book consists of two texts originally published by the Italian cultural organisation Raido, translated here for the first time: The World of Tradition and The Front of Tradition. The first is a comprehensive summary of the principal ideas of Julius Evola. The esoteric history of the world, the nature of the Primordial Tradition, and the crisis of the modern world are discussed. The second, while also steeped in the Evolian worldview, presents a more practical guide for living as a traditionalist. Guidelines for life as an individual living in detachment from modernity, as well as for developing and being a member of an organisation dedicated to the restoration of Tradition, are outlined. This book argues that ideology and strategy are not enough by themselves. The individual who desires a revolt against the modern world must first internalise and conduct all of one's actions in accordance with the way of life of Tradition. Also included are methods for doing this. Whether the reader is an Evolian, a traditionalist or is merely seeking a means for survival in a degraded age, this handbook will be inspiring to them all.
Translator's Foreword A Note from the Editor From the Preface to the Second Italian Edition Introduction PART ONE: THE WORLD OF TRADITION 1. From the Origins to the Modern World 2. Tradition & the Sacred 3. Metaphysics 4. The States of Being: Archetype-Soul-Spirit-Body 5. Esotericism & Exotericism 6. Authority 7. Castes 8. Civilisation 9. Holy War: Vita est militia super terram 10. Decadence & Subversion 11. Initiation 12. Contemplation & Action 13. Law 14. Rite 15. Myth 16. Symbolism Appendix I: The Symbolism of the Cross Appendix II: The Symbolism of the Sun PART TWO: THE FRONT OF TRADITION 1. Ignis Fatuus 2. Each in His Place 3. Interiorising the Doctrine 4. Beyond Ideology 5. Lifestyle 6. Firm Foundations 7. The New Man: Existential Guidelines for Members of an Operative Unit 8. A Fighting Vanguard 9. The Rectification of the Individual 10. Action 11. The Community 12. The Operative Unit 13. Before the Movement 14. The Future is Now
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