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Versed in philosophy and spirituality, Abir Taha has a particular interest in Nietzschean thought, theosophy, Western and Eastern esotericism and mysticism. Thinker, poet, diplomat, holder of a postgraduate degree in Philosophy from the Sorbonne University in Paris, the author espouses a pantheistic, holistic vision of the world based on the eternal principles of the Naturreligion, the Religion of Nature which views God as immanent in nature and in man. Taha believes that the fulfilment of the Divine is life's ultimate purpose and man's highest vocation. This vision, which finds its full expression in the present work, also transpires in the author's previous book, LE DIEU À VENIR DE NIETZSCHE, OU LA RÉDEMPTION DU DIVIN ("Nietzsche's Coming God, or the Redemption of the Divine") (Paris : Éditions Connaissances et Savoirs, 2005), which explores the spiritual dimension of Nietzsche's philosophy, as opposed to the atheistic interpretations of the German philosopher's thought.
This spiritual Weltanschauung, or worldview, equally transpires in Taha's book on Nietzsche and Nazism: NIETZSCHE, PROPHET OF NAZISM: THE CULT OF THE SUPERMAN - Unveiling the Nazi Secret Doctrine (Bloomington, Indiana: AuthorHouse, 2005). (Portuguese language rights: Madras Editora, Sao Paolo, Brazil). In this book, the author unveils the esoteric nature of the Nazi ideology, which, she argues, was greatly influenced by Nietzsche's "spiritual Aryan paganism."


Abir Taha is also the author of several other books in English, including Verses of Light (Arktos, 2014), and Defining Terrorism: the End of Double Standards (Arktos, 2014).

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When Arya, the human goddess of Light, woke up from her long dream, following an endless night in the arms of Eternity, she found herself in a strange land where darkness reigned supreme, a gloomy world she had hitherto never seen. "Am I still dreaming?" she asked her perplexed mind, overwhelmed by the boundless obscurity surrounding her, "or have I just awoken? Is not Night the time for the soul's awakening? Does not the soul blossom in the depth of the night, and dance with the stars and gods above, even as reason rules the earth and men below during the day? Am I awake, or is my awakening itself a dream?" "My eyes, wide-open, tell me that I'm conscious, but what do my eyes know of consciousness! They belong to the earth and see only the crude things of the earth, the hollow shell and the outer form; they remain blind to the subtle essence of divine truth and higher consciousness. The spirit alone, this spark of infinity, this glimpse of eternity, is blessed with divine sight, while the body totters aimlessly in the eternal darkness of blind matter. My eyes tell me that I am awake, yet my spirit looks beyond and contends that reality lies elsewhere, that what men call `the world' is but a deceptive dream, a cruel illusion of the senses, a shadow of reality."

As Arya thus questioned Truth, wondering about Life's manifold forms, Her hidden meaning and purpose, she again asked herself: "are we awake when our eyes are open and our reason is sovereign, or does the soul truly see when the eyes are shut and the spirit roams the ether? Does not Night unfold its deepest mysteries and reveal our inner infinity, the god within, as it unravels the secrets of the universe? But who, save a god, could answer such questions?"

"Alas! I am only a human goddess, that is, a goddess with a mission on earth. The law of Nature commands that, lest they become mere idols, all gods must go down to men, must become men, so that men can become gods. It is their divine vocation, for only by going down do they uplift life..."

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  • Paperback: 396 pages
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (February 26, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1438941897
  • ISBN-13: 978-1438941899
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,577,031 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Thinker, poet, diplomat, holder of a postgraduate degree in Philosophy from the Sorbonne University in Paris, Abir Taha is the author of several books in English, including THE EPIC OF ARYA: In Search of the Sacred Light, Nietzsche's Coming God, or the Redemption of the Divine (Arktos, 2013), Verses of Light (Arktos, 2014), Defining Terrorism: the End of Double Standards (Arktos, 2014), and NIETZSCHE, PROPHET OF NAZISM: THE CULT OF THE SUPERMAN -- Unveiling the Nazi Secret Doctrine (USA, 2005).


Versed in philosophy and spirituality, Abir Taha has a particular interest in Nietzschean thought, theosophy, Western and Eastern esotericism and mysticism. The author espouses a pantheistic, holistic vision of the world based on the eternal principles of the Naturreligion, the Religion of Nature which views God as immanent in nature and in man. Taha believes that the fulfilment of the Divine is life's ultimate purpose and man's highest vocation.

This vision, which finds its full expression in her masterpiece, THE EPIC OF ARYA: In Search of the Sacred Light, also transpires in the author's previous book, LE DIEU A VENIR DE NIETZSCHE, OU LA REDEMPTION DU DIVIN ("Nietzsche's Coming God, or the Redemption of the Divine") (Paris : Editions Connaissances et Savoirs, 2005), which explores the spiritual dimension of Nietzsche's philosophy, as opposed to the atheistic interpretations of the German philosopher's thought.

This spiritual Weltanschauung, or worldview, equally transpires in Taha's book on Nietzsche and Nazism: NIETZSCHE, PROPHET OF NAZISM: THE CULT OF THE SUPERMAN -- Unveiling the Nazi Secret Doctrine (Bloomington, Indiana: AuthorHouse, 2005). (Portuguese language rights: Madras Editora, Sao Paolo, Brazil). In this book, the author unveils the esoteric nature of the Nazi ideology, which, she argues, was greatly influenced by Nietzsche's "spiritual Aryan paganism."

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on September 11, 2009
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Spirituality and religion are dividing things. "The Epic of Arya" is the story of a half-goddess who finds herself challenged with love, and the polarizing views of the world on faith where people of the faith go to one extreme and atheists go to the other extreme. Tasked with restoring humanity's faith in the divine and finding where her love lies, "The Epic of Arya" is an entertaining story that asks some thought-provoking questions.
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Not quite knowing what to expect, I got this book which I'd been flirting with buying for a long time - who wouldn't want to read a 385 page book of Aryan philosophy? It is quite different from run of the mill books - it is a story of introspection, of quest and of self-discovery. It takes place in an abstract world whose forms and figures are congruent with our own, but without the names. Without naming this and that, the reader can infer just what the things in the novel represent in their own, tangible and current world, the world of Modernity. The Epic of Arya sets out the key... we only need to look at the world and recognize it for what is stated.

The format of this epic is much like Thus Spoke Zarathustra and mostly consists of Arya's dialogue with herself and other people, introspective and inquisitive. For those who are already familiar with Nietzsche's ideas, the text can seem monotonous or repetitive at times as the ideas central to the book are reiterated continually.. it is gradually through this that the plot moves along silently and in the background.

You will definitely see the allusions to Zarathustra as well as MANY OTHER esoteric concepts... The duality of the godless West and the idolatrous East is expertly touched upon, pointing out both of the systems' flaws and how they both chip away at the unity that is Faith and Reason as one, complementary organism. Proponents of the "Naturreligion" will find that The Epic of Arya basically sets for the Nature Religion as the new faith of mankind - that which will bring it forth from the ashes.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Halifax Student Account on January 22, 2013
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The great virtue of The Epic of Arya is courage, and in her fantastic new novel, Abir Taha is courageous indeed!

The Epic of Arya is similar to Nietzsche but better! Arya is a fathomless gift to the lover of epic philosophy. One can luxuriate in these pages and get swept on a magical mystery tour, drugs free! Not surprisingly, the envious will hate it but that's understandable.

Abir Taha deserves all the success come to her because The Epic of Arya is immense in both its scope and its profundity. In these pages we have a supreme masterpiece of wisdom, instruction and, to me anyway, divine sexual sassiness. Indeed, Ms Taha would have the ancient Greeks's clapping with envious congratulations!

So congratulations to this Aryan philosopher. I was utterly mesmerised by Abir Taha's writing style and her swift footed intelligence.

Understandably, my review will never do this epic any justice and so ill wrap it up by saying: dive in for yourself!

Highly, highly recommended!
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By Duck Worth on January 11, 2015
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Absolutely amazing book
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