Download PDF by Peter Samsel,Seyyed Hossein Nasr: A Treasury of Sufi Wisdom: The Path of Unity

By Peter Samsel,Seyyed Hossein Nasr

At the very middle of Islam lies the non secular method of Sufism. some distance faraway from the detrimental portrayal of Islam within the headlines, Sufism is rooted within the harmonious features of peace, love, good looks, and knowledge. Its basic concentration is to come back humans to harmony with God. This decide upon treasury of Sufi knowledge comprises approximately four hundred brief sayings from as many as a hundred of the best Sufi saints and sages in background, overlaying an unlimited span of 1,400 years. It contains striking sayings from famous figures comparable to Rabiah, al-Hallaj, Junayd, al-Ghazali, Ibn al-Farid, Ibn Arabi, Rumi, and Ahmad al-Alawi. additionally featured are over one hundred fifty verses from the Koran and the Hadith (Prophetic sayings), which shape the foundational assets of this esoteric kind of Islam. even if expressing itself in pithy paradoxical aphorisms, prolonged highbrow guideline, or rapturous mystical poetry, this compendium of Sufi knowledge will light up the religious traveler’s means of go back to God.

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