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- 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...
- 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 245.00
Around 1720 in Fez Amad b. al-Mubrak al-Lama, a religious scholar, wrote down the words and teachings of the Sufi master Abd al-Azz al-Dabbgh. Al-Dabbgh shunned religious studies but, having reached illumination met with the Prophet Muhammad. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 150.00
The twelfth-century Iranian mystic 'Ayn al-Qudat al-Hamadhani (d. 1131) wrote vividly of his explorations of death as a state of consciousness which he experienced while alive. This state and his visions of Doomsday and the innumerable non-corporeal worlds that lie past the world of matter confront him with paradoxical realities that upset the... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 112.00
Sufism and Theology are two major currents in Islamic thought and religious culture, and over the centuries they have displayed immense diversity and intellectual richness. This book takes a flexible and inclusive approach to these trends, revealing both how Sufis approached theological traditions and themes and practised theology themselves, and how... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 33.33
Sufi characters saints, dervishes, wanderers occur regularly in modern Arabic literature. A select group of novelists to interrogate Sufism as a system of thought and language. In the work of writers like Naguib Mahfouz, Gamal Al-Ghitany, Taher Ouettar, Ibrahim Al-Koni, Mahmud Al-Masadi and Tayeb Salih we see a strong intertextual... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 32.00
Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam still stands as the most valuable introduction to Sufism, the main form of Islamic mysticism. This edition brings to a new generation of readers Annemarie Schimmel's historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon of Sufism, from its beginnings through the nineteenth... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Examining the urban culture and landscapes of Istanbul through Sehrengiz, a genre of Ottoman poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns, this book questions the space culture of the Ottoman world in relation to practices of orthodox and heterodox Islam and imperial politics. The author traces how a sixteenth-century marginal protest... more...