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A Treasury Of Sufi Wisdom

Author : Peter Samsel
ISBN : 1936597462
Genre : Sufis
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Far from the negative portrayal of Islam in the news headlines lies the spiritual path of Sufism. At the very heart of Islam, Sufism focuses on returning humanity to unity with God, and is rooted in the ideas of peace, love, beauty, and wisdom. These selections of nearly 400 short sayings from over 100 great Sufi masters covers the entire 1,400 years of the Sufi tradition, and will help illuminate the spiritual traveler's return to God.

A Treasury Of Rumi S Wisdom

Author : Muhammad Isa Waley
ISBN : 1847741029
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This newly translated anthology of Rumi's poetry, with accompanying commentaries, aims to uncover the true meaning held within his cherished verse. The version of Rumi that has become known as 'the best-selling poet in North America' is not a true one. The time has come to reveal more of Rumi. To challenge the seriously inaccurate portrayal of a new age guru who seemingly embraced, far ahead of his time, some of the heresies and vices most disliked in traditional Islam. This brilliant work, through careful selections from his work and accompanying commentaries, will bring readers closer to his poetry's true, traditional meaning and the man himself, and his position as a great Islamic scholar, teacher and saint. 'Everyone has, in their view, become my close friend but they have not sought out the secrets within me.' -- Rumi About the Author Dr. Muhammad Isa Waley is Lead Curator for Persian and Turkish Collections at the British Library, London. His main research specialisations are the palaeography, codicology, illumination and cataloguing of Islamic manuscripts; and the classical verse and prose literature of Islamic spirituality. The subject of his PhD was Jalal al-Din Rumi's work and he is an editor for theMawlana Rumi Review, an annual journal.

A Treasury Of Indian Wisdom

Author : Karan Singh
ISBN : 9788184753035
Genre : Literary Collections
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Ancient and contemporary lessons for a spiritual awakening Tracing the metaphysical literary heritage of the Indian Subcontinent, A Treasury of Indian Wisdom brings us a wealth of enlightenment from the last 5000 years of Indian teachings. Beginning with the Vedic hymns, the anthology leads us into the heart of Vedantic philosophy through the Upanishads, further exploring the fundamental truths offered by Buddhist and Jain monks. Presenting the beauty and devotion in the verses of the Bhakti, Sufi and Sikh gurus as well, it culminates with contemporary ideologies of modern teachers like Sri Aurobindo, Jawaharlal Nehru and Osho. Dr Karan Singh’s selection draws from the wide-ranging wisdom of saints and scholars, thinkers and reformers, poets and leaders, and comes as an inspiration for a generation seeking its place in the world.

Sufi Wisdom

Author : Mari?tta Tigranovna Stepani?ant?s
ISBN : 0791417964
Genre : Religion
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This book is the first work in English to present a view from Russia of Islamic mysticism. Ibn Arabi and Rumi are the main characters of the book. Their views reflect Sufi understanding of the Absolute being, of man, of the place and role of humans in the universe, of the way of knowledge, and of the fundamentals of morality.

The Illustrated Rumi

Author : Philip Dunn
ISBN : 9780060620189
Genre : Poetry
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The bestselling poet in America today, thirteenth-century Sufi mystic Jalalu'ddin Rumi has inspired and enlightened thousands with his playful, passionate work celebrating the sacred in everyday life. Now the spiritual wealth of Rumi's stories and poetry in translation are accompanied by rare and wonderful art in the Sufi tradition. This fresh rendering brings new life to these incomparable parables, which have transcended time, place, culture, and religion to speak directly to the hearts and souls of contemporary readers. With a foreword by Huston Smith, these selections of the inimitable mystic's prose and poetry have been taken from all of the master's works. Each parable, such as The King and the Handmaiden, The Grocer and the Parrot, The Ugly Old Woman, and The Man Who Was Always Being Swindled, is related as Rumi might have presented it to his fascinated audiences, as he whirled in meditation and trance. But each story also has a spiritual message, a holy essence that applies across all faiths, uttered from the heart of Islam. Each of these messages is provided here in a modern rendering that keeps the flavor of this unique period of history, of culture, and of inspired, passionate beauty.

The Essential Mystics Poets Saints And Sages

Author : Hooper, Richard
ISBN : 9781571746931
Genre : Religion
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The Essential Mystics, Poets, Saints, and Sages is a treasury of quotes and passages from the great Sufi mystics, Buddhists, Hindus, Taoists, Jews, and Christians throughout the centuries. This collection, curated by religious scholar Richard Hooper, stresses the beauty of religious language and mystical experience, including hundreds of entries from world’s major religious traditions, the greatest poets, mystics, sages, and saints of all time. Included are selections from William Blake, Ramakrishna, Rumi, St. John of the Cross, Osho, Tagore, Chuang Tzu, and many more. The selections are given context by the introductory essays by Hooper, which explore the Perennial Philosophy, the nature of the mystical experience, and the way of non-dualism. The Essential Mystics, Poets, Saints, and Sages is an ideal gift as well as a source for daily guidance and support, regardless of the religious or sectarian affiliations.

The Library Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015082971303
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Dialogues Of The Sufi Mystic Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

Author : Brij Kumar Narayan
ISBN : UCBK:C067715086
Genre : Sufism
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This Book Comprises A Brief Life Stetch Of An Outstanding Mystic Of The Twentieth Century, Bawa Muhaiyadden Of Sri Lanka Who Breathed His Last On 8 December 1986, A Gist Of His Teachings And Certain Selected Dialogues.

Sufi Symbolism Spiritual Faculities Spiritual Organs Knowledge Gnosis Wisdom And Perfection

Author : Javād Nūrbakhsh
ISBN : UOM:39015055576931
Genre : Sufi literature
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Love Is The Wine

Author : Muzaffer Ozak
ISBN : 9781935387619
Genre : Religion
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Love is the Wine presents an intoxicating mix of essays to satisfy the spiritual thirst of those with long experience in Islam, as well as those encountering Sufism and the meaning of spiritual love for the first time. Themes including generosity, faith, self-knowledge, patience, and love are developed with stories and teachings by Turkish Sufi master Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak. A mesmerizing storyteller, master teacher, and prolific author in his native country, he was ideally suited to bring the richness of the Sufi tradition to the West. The chapters of this book, skillfully edited and compiled by the psychologist and Sufi teacher Dr. Robert Frager, were derived from talks given during Sheikh Muzafffer’s visits to New York and California over the last years of his life. Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak understood Westerners as almost no Sufi master before him has. His religious bookshop in Istanbul attracted hundreds of Western seekers visiting Turkey. In his travels, he initiated hundreds of Americans and Europeans into the Halveti Jerrahi Order, interpreted their dreams, and answered their questions about everything from theology and mysticism to marriage and earning a living. These stories and teachings are memorable, yet highly enigmatic, and meant to be told and retold. Like great spiritual parables, the themes are universal and their applications ageless. The astute reader will appreciate new levels of meaning in these profound teaching tales with each reading. Love is the Wine is a treasury filled with priceless items of Sufi wisdom.

The World S Wisdom

Author : Philip Novak
ISBN : PSU:000046970732
Genre : Religion
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A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources. In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled with insightful introductions and "grace notes."

The Divine Luminous Wisdom That Dispels The Darkness

Author : M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
ISBN : UVA:X030158077
Genre : Spiritual life
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Personality And Personal Growth

Author : James Fadiman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025984720
Genre : Psychology
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For upper-level courses in Personality Theory and Personal Adjustment. Unique in its cross-cultural, global, and gender-balanced perspectives and with an emphasis on humanistic and transpersonal psychologists this text explores the positive aspects of major personality theorists, stressing each one's relevance for personal understanding. Highly praised for its exceptionally well-written style and accessibility, it encourages and supports students in using themselves as the primary touchstone for each theory. Each chapter gives them opportunities to validate their insights through direct experience, and, by observing their own reactions, come to their own conclusions about the utility and value of each theory.

A Treasury Of Mystic Terms

Author : John Davidson (M.A.)
ISBN : UOM:39015061925866
Genre : Mysticism
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A Treasury Of Mystic Terms The Divine Creative Power

Author : John Davidson (M.A.)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025813846
Genre : Mysticism
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Author : Nasrollah Saifpour Fatemi
ISBN : UOM:39015046788744
Genre : Sufi poetry, Persian
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Of Intellect And Reason

Author : Shahzad Qaiser
ISBN : UOM:39015024968300
Genre : Islam
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Iqbal And Khawaja Ghulam Farid On Experiencing God

Author : Shahzad Qaiser
ISBN : UOM:39015060790055
Genre : God (Islam)
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Author : Kenneth Oldmeadow
ISBN : UVA:X004312429
Genre : Philosophy
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"This book explains why no one engaged in religious and cultural studies can afford to disregard the urgent message of the traditionalists who have reminded a forgetful world - in a manner which can be ignored but not refuted - of those principles which everywhere and always remain true. It also demonstrates why any reassessment of contemporary values - now increasingly called into question - must take into account the profound traditionalist critique of the modern Western worldview."--BOOK JACKET.

The Rumi Daybook

Author : Kabir Helminski
ISBN : 9780834827738
Genre : Religion
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"My heart wandered through the world constantly seeking after my cure, but the sweet and delicious water of life had to break through the granite of my heart." When the words of Rumi enter your heart, something softens, breaks, and is subtly reborn. That he wrote the words seven hundred years ago in a medieval Persian world that bears little resemblance to ours makes their uncanny resonance to us today just that much more remarkable. Here is a treasury of daily wisdom from this most beloved of all the Sufi masters—both his prose and his ecstatic poetry—that you can use to start every day for a year, or that you can dip into for inspiration any time you need to break through the granite of your heart.

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