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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Both in everyday language and religious metaphor, the heart often embodies the true self and is considered to be the seat of emotion in many cultures. Many Muslim thinkers have attempted to clarify the nature of Sufism using its metaphorical image, particularly in the tenth and eleventh centuries. This book examines the work of Ab? T?lib al-Makk?... more...
- Omega Publications, Inc. 2011; US$ 17.99
Life is a Pilgrimage is an inspiring and thought provoking selection of the discourses sent by Sufi teacher Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan to his students from 1983 to 2004. In these pages he offers spiritual guidance and insight on world affairs, meditation and everyday life, science and faith, psychology and addiction, freedom and creativity, mastery... more...
- Omega Publications, Inc. 2005; US$ 14.99
The Art of Being and Becoming gathers Inayat Khan's teachings on what the Sufis consider the fruit of the whole creation -- the divine art of creating the human personality. This volume gives methods for training the ego, tuning the heart, and developing will power, all to help one develop and perfect a natural way of being in the world. more...
- Omega Publications, Inc. 2012; US$ 15.99
Queen Belacane is dying. As a last act, she inscribes a book of counsels, or prince?s mirror, to guide her newborn son on his life?s path. The Queen?s counsels illuminate the way of futuwwa, a tradition of mystical chivalry traced to the Prophet Abraham. If the Prince would unite the chivalries of Christendom and Islam and attain the Cup Mixed with... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2002; US$ 14.95
The poet Kabir, one of the most intriguing and celebrated personalities in the history of Indian mysticism, lived in the fifteenth century. He was a great religious reformer and left behind an exquisite body of poetry of enlightenment that weaves together the philosophies of Sufism, Hinduism, and the Kabbala. These poems express a wide range of mystical... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 10.99
Rumi is the greatest mystic poet to have written in Persian, and the Masnavi, written in six books, is his masterpiece. It conveys a message of divine love in entertaining stories and homilies. The focus of Book Three is on epistemology; this is the first ever verse translation, and the first translation of any kind for over 80 years. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Despite its continuing appeal in the Muslim world, Sufism has faced fierce challenges in the last 250 years. This volume assesses the evolution of anti-Sufism since the middle of the eighteenth century and Sufi strategies for survival. It also considers the efforts of a few significant Muslim intellectuals to contemplate a future for a mystical approach... more...
- Library of Arabic Literature 2014; US$ 25.50
?A?ishah al-Ba?uniyyah (d. 923 H/1517 AD) of Damascus was one of thegreat women scholars in Islamic history. A mystic and prolific poet and writer, ?A?ishah composed more works inArabic than any other woman before the 20th century. Yet despite herextraordinary literary and religious achievements, ?A?ishah al-Ba?uniyyahremainslargely unknown. For the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 7.99
For more than a millennium, Sufism has been the core of the spiritual experience of countless Muslims. As the chief mystical tradition of Islam, it has helped to shape the history of Islamic societies.Although it is the Sufi face of Islam that has often appealed to Westerners, Sufis and Sufism remain mysterious to many in the West, and are still widely... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 11.99
Founded in the sixteenth century, the Demirdashiya Sufi order in Cairo has played an influential role in Egypt?s public life, and through a line of family sheikhs has channeled the impulses of its Sufi origins into different types of reform. Practicing a visionary form of piety, the Demirdashiya?once legendary for its wealth and secrecy?continues to... more...