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He was slowly rehabilitated at home beginning in the early s, under the rule of Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej.

Mircea Eliade – Wikipedia

The Eliades’ house on Melodiei Street was torn down during the communist regimeand an apartment block was raised in its place; his second residence, on Dacia Boulevardfeatures a memorial plaque in his honor.

Tales of the Sacred and the Supernatural. They displayed his rejection of liberalism and the modernizing goals of the Wallachian revolution perceived as “an abstract apology of Mankind” [39] and “ape-like imitation of [Western] Europe”[40] as well as for democracy itself mircew it of “managing to crush all attempts at national renaissance”, [41] and later praising Benito Mussolini ‘s Fascist Italy on the grounds that, according to Eliade, “[in Italy,] he who thinks for ,a is promoted to the highest office in the shortest of times”.

Eliade’s scholarly works began after a long period of study in British Indiaat the University of Calcutta. Notify me imrcea followup comments via e-mail. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.

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A work that drew particular imrcea was his Jurnal portughez “Portuguese Diary”completed during his stay in Lisbon and published only after its author’s death. But, in any case, I am led to believe that he was closer to the Iron Guard than I would have liked to believe.

According to Eliade’s interpretation, religious man apparently feels the need to live not only near, but atthe mythical Center as much as possible, given that the Center is the point of communication with the Sacred.

According to Eliade, Marxism “takes up and carries on one of the great eschatological myths of the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean world, namely: Retrieved from ” https: He maintained a friendship with d’Ors, and met mircsa again on several occasions after the war. Very soon he felt himself overwhelmed, tied fast on all sides, as if bound hand and foot and pushed into a bag.

Beginning inhe wrote for the journal Critiqueedited by French philosopher Georges Bataille. According to Eliade, religious elements survive in secular culture, but in new, “camouflaged” forms.


Return to Book Page. Instead, it means that religious behavior “says through its own language” that the world is as homo religiosus would see it, whether or not the real-life participants in religious behavior are aware of it. In addition, they contain a number of philosophical arguments about religion.

Excerpt 7 Gavrilescu returns to the gypsy house after realizing that years had elapsed in Bucharest during his few hours in the gypsy house.

Because the gods particularly the High God, according to Eliade’s deus otiosus concept were closer to humans during the mythical age, the shaman’s easy communication with the High God represents an abolition of history and a return to the mythical age. It was the heat that bothered him the most.

However, Eliade argues against those he calls ” historicist or existentialist philosophers” who do not recognize “man in general” behind particular men produced by particular situations [] Eliade cites Immanuel Kant as the likely forerunner of this kind of “historicism”.

He entered stepping on the carpet which became ever thicker and softer; it seemed as if he were walking on a mattress.

Wendy Doniger noted that Eliade’s theory of the eternal return “has become a truism in the study of religions”. A few hundred meters up the street there loomed something like a shady oasis. The Sacred contains all value, and the world gains purpose and meaning only through hierophanies:.

He felt that the curtain was very nearly coming undone.

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Gavrilescu stooped down at the piano and pounced furiously as if wanting to remove the keys, to tear them away, to dig into the womb of the piano with his nails, and then even deeper. Because of this new “existential situation”, Eliade argues, the Sacred becomes the primary obstacle to nonreligious man’s “freedom”.

Ingrid Coman rated it it was amazing Jan 24, Eliade acknowledges that not all religious behavior has all tigaci attributes described in his theory of sacred time and the eternal return.

History of religionphilosophy of religioncultural historypolitical history. Sergiu Tiganfi rated it really liked it Jan 21, Furthermore, some see a connection between Eliade’s essentialism with regard to religion and fascist essentialism with regard to races and nations.

He suddenly felt that he was naked, and crouched down, his hands on the carpet and his forehead protruding, as if ready to start a running race. A portion of it dealing with his stay in Romania is believed to have been lost. As modern gnostics, Ellwood argues, the three mythologists felt alienated from the surrounding modern world. In addition to his political essays, the young Mircea Eliade authored others, philosophical in content. The shaman’s new ability to die and return to life shows that he is no longer bound by the laws of profane time, particularly the law of death: It’s only a short story, but still it was a big challenge.


By this time I knew the world to which the drawing room belonged [ It does look mirrcea bit like old age. This on the other hand had a certain mystery about it that left you eljade after you close the book. Because of his ability to communicate with the gods and descend to the land of the dead, the shaman frequently functions as a psychopomp and a medicine man. They further assert that there is no imprint of overt political beliefs in Eliade’s scholarship, and also claim that Eliade’s critics are following political agendas.

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Eliade lets the reader understand that they are in fact talking about the same woman. He stood a long time against the wall, taking deep breaths. Matter, Substance, represents the absolute originthe beginning of all things.

His early condemnation of Nazi antisemitic policies was accompanied by his caution and moderation in regard to Nae Ionescu ‘s various anti-Jewish attacks.

The diverse religious movements covered by the term “gnosticism” share the basic doctrines that the surrounding world is fundamentally evil or inhospitable, that we are trapped in the world through no fault of our own, and that we can be saved from the world only through secret knowledge gnosis.

One of the earliest such pieces was Indiagrouping accounts of the travels he made through the Indian subcontinent.

Gavrilescu began fumbling for his wallet, but his hands shook ever more violently and, on finding it among his handkerchiefs, the wallet slipped down onto riganci carpet. It’s a very hot day and Gavrilescu seeks some solace from the heat under the shadow of a walnut tree, but then he is drawn in into a brothel of gypsies.

Early on, Mircea Eliade’s novels were the subject of satire: Finding that the Maharaja of Kassimbazar sponsored European scholars to study in India, Eliade applied and was elade an allowance for four years, which was later doubled by a Romanian scholarship.