Author and metaphysician with publications on religion and spirituality. He was influential in the Perennialist School.
His interest in metaphysical truth was piqued after reading Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita. He served in the French army.
He lived among the Plains Indians of the American West for several months following World War II.
He married Catherine Feer. His father was a concert violinist.
His book The Transcendent Unity of Religions was endorsed by T.S. Eliot.