Pierre Grison

Pierre Grison (?-Dec. 1985) was a freelance researcher and sinologist who spent seven years in the Far East after World War II, studying countries, men, civilisations and doctrines, and publishing contributions on topics as diverse as Buddhist art, Chinese secret societies, the Caodai sect in Vietnam, or the cosmo­logical symbolism of the Angkor temples.

Following the steps of René Guénon (15 Nov.1886-7 Jan. 1951), a French perennial philosopher who explored Eastern metaphysics, “sacred science”, symbolism and initiation process, Grison translated the Tao Te King into French as well as several esoteric Chinese texts (La lumiere et le boisseau, and contributed to the Dictionary of Eastern Symbols.