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The Wisdom of the Sufis

A Dialogue Between Hidayat Inayat-Kahn and Deepak Chopra, M.D. (Dialogues at the Chopra Center for Well Being)

by Hidayat Inayat-Kahn

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Published by Hay House Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Mysticism,
  • Islam - Sufi,
  • General,
  • Self-Help,
  • Unabridged Audio - Inspirational/Philosophy,
  • Audio Adult: Other

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12126407M
    ISBN 101561707341
    ISBN 109781561707348
    OCLC/WorldCa53252607

      Today's guest post is by Neil Douglas-Klotz, author of The Little Book of Sufi Stories. What’s the story with Sufis today? Sufis, usually called the mystics of Islam, are best known in the West. Sufism, mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. It consists of mystical paths that are designed to learn the nature of humanity and of God and to facilitate the experience of the presence of divine love and wisdom.

      Buy a cheap copy of Wisdom of the Idiots book by Idries Shah. Because what narrow thinkers imagine to be wisdom is often seen by the Sufis to be folly, the Sufis sometimes call themselves 'the Idiots. The stories of these Free shipping over $/5(5). Apr - collection of sufi stories. Elders and children both love these short stories of ancient sufi wisdom. Sufi masters have used theses wisdom tales in sufi schools to teach life lessons to their disciples. The world of Sufis is amazing and every sufi story conveys a great message in just a few lines. See more ideas about Sufi, Sufi saints and Life lessons pins.

    In Idries Shah's 'Wisdom of the Idiots', the 'idiots' are Sufis, called this because their wisdom penetrates to a depth which renders it inaccessible to the merely intelligent or academically-knowledgeable. The exercise-stories of the Sufis are tools prepared for a specific purpose. On this level the movements of the characters in a story portray psychological processes, and the 5/5(2). Sacred Laughter of the Sufis Awakening the Soul with the Mulla's Comic Teaching Stories & Other Islamic Wisdom. His wisdom appears to emanate from a source beyond book learning. The most popular image of the Mulla is the picture of him riding backward on his donkey, sometimes followed by adoring students.


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The Wisdom of the Sufis by Hidayat Inayat-Kahn Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sufis is about so much more than the whirling dervishes and moulids in Egypt. This seminal work by Idries Shah shows us the patterns and the linkages of 'the Sufis', a way of being, learning and creating that strikes to the heart of human purpose/5(26).

Sufi Wisdom Quotes Quotes tagged as "sufi-wisdom" Showing of “‎"Intellect is the knowledge obtained by experience of names and forms; wisdom is the knowledge which manifests only from the inner being; to acquire intellect one must delve into studies, but to obtain wisdom, nothing but the flow of divine mercy is needed; it is as.

Wisdom of the Idiots is a book of Sufi teaching stories by the writer Idries Shah first published by the Octagon Press in A paperback edition was published in ISF Publishing, sponsored by The Idries Shah Foundation, published a paperback edition onfollowed by the ebook version and : Idries Shah.

Part meditation book, part oracle, and part collection of Sufi lore, poetry, and stories, The Sufi Book of Life offers a fresh interpretation of the fundamental spiritual practice found in all ancient and modern Sufi schools—the meditations on the 99 Qualities of Unity.

Unlike most books on Sufism, which are primarily collections of translated Sufi texts, this accessible guide is a /5(89). Sufism | Islam | A Collection of Wisdom Sufism. Many people consider Sufism a mystical branch of The Wisdom of the Sufis book it as a mystical and spiritual teaching that is distinct from Islam, but is linked to Islam because most Sufis (people who practice Sufism) also follow Islam and intermix it with Sufism.

In his introduction to the anthology The Wisdom of the Sufis, Kenneth Cragg offers the Western reader valuable insight into the religion and richly poetic literature of the Middle East, and the esoteric, deeply experiential inner tradition of : Axios Press.

Books shelved as sufism: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, The Conference of the Birds by Attar of Nishapur, The Essential Rumi by Rumi, The Sufis.

In this remarkable dialogue between Hidayat Inayat-Khan and Deepak Chopra, M.D., the wisdom of the Sufis is appraised. Hidayat defines the word Sufi as "wisdom and purity". He explains that "any person whose heart is attuned to the Divine presence is a Sufi, because Sufism means purifying oneself and one's mind from preconceived ideas".

When it first appeared inThe Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject: rich in scope, clearly explaining the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time.

In the five decades since its release, the book has been translated into dozens of languages, and has found a wide readership in both. The Sufis is one of the best known books on Sufism by the writer Idries published in with an introduction by Robert Graves, it introduced Sufi ideas to the West in a format acceptable to non-specialists at a time when the study of Author: Idries Shah.

In Idries Shah’s Wisdom of the Idiots, the ‘idiots’ are Sufis, called this because their wisdom penetrates to a depth which renders it inaccessible to the merely intelligent or academically knowledgeable.

The exercise-stories of the Sufis are tools prepared for a specific purpose. On this level the movements of the characters in a story portray psychological processes, and the. / Uncategorized / Masters of Wisdom.

J.G. Bennett was working on this book when he died. He details the unfolding of Spirit in matter to yield its ultimate fruit: a conscious human being totally free of egoism. and for a good part of the book examines the teaching methods of the Central Asian Sufis, the Khwajagan.

Definitions. The Arabic word tasawwuf (lit. being or becoming a Sufi), generally translated as Sufism, is commonly defined by Western authors as Islamic mysticism.

The Arabic term sufi has been used in Islamic literature with a wide range of meanings, by both proponents and opponents of Sufism. Classical Sufi texts, which stressed certain teachings and practices of the Quran. The stories in this book are drawn from the dozens that Douglas-Klotz has enjoyed telling in his seminars over the past 20 years.

Most of them appear in works of the classical Sufis, such as Rumi, Attar, or S'adi. To preserve some of the in-person feeling and bring the language up to date, he Brand: Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Cragg, Kenneth, Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control)Pages: Genre/Form: Quotations Quotations, maxims, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wisdom of the Sufis.

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The Sufis has great impact both as a source of historical facts and as a wellspring of developmental material for those who see it that way. Modern-day seekers after truth will find no better source of guidance and study material than the writings of Idries Shah.

Scholars can also mine it for its crystal clear information; and I doubt that many 5/5(2). In his introduction to the anthology The Wisdom of the Sufis, Kenneth Cragg offers the Western reader valuable insight into the religion and richly poetic literature of the Middle East, and the esoteric, deeply experiential inner tradition Author: Kenneth Cragg.

Sufism - Ancient Wisdom. Sufism is as old as humanity. Traditionally, however, Sufism has been associated with Islam. Although Sufi saints existed even before Prophet Muhammad, but before the Prophet they were not called Sufis.

It was only after a .Catching the Thread is a pioneering work, integrating the traditional wisdom of the Sufis with the insights of modern psychology—a valuable guide for any spiritual student.

Catching the Thread is a re-edited version of The Call and the Echo, combined with some of the most important material from the author's first book, The Lover & the Serpent.".Check out this great listen on In Idries Shah's Wisdom of the Idiots, the "idiots" are Sufis, called this because their wisdom penetrates to a depth which renders it inaccessible to the merely intelligent or academically knowledgeable.

The stories of the Sufis are tools prep.