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6 edition of The Sufis found in the catalog.

The Sufis

by Idries Shah

  • 210 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Octagon Press, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Islam - Sufism,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8311344M
    ISBN 100863040209
    ISBN 109780863040207

    Few forms of classical Islam are more controversial among modern Muslims than the spiritual discipline known as Sufism. Yet, in the face of the modern Muslim tendency to limit Islam's deployment to the emphatically political, few expressions of the religion could be more central to its spiritual vitality in the modern world. In his translation and analysis of Ibn 'Ata' Allah al-Sakandari's Taj. Sufism or tasawwuf, as it is called in Arabic, is generally understood by scholars and Sufis to be the inner, mystical, or psycho-spiritual dimension of Islam. Today, however, many Muslims and non-Muslims believe that Sufism is outside the sphere of Islam. Nevertheless, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, one of the foremost scholars of Islam, in his article The Interior Life in Islam contends that Sufism is.

      The Sufis, by Idries Shah. Read by David Ault ‘Perhaps the best introduction to the body of Shah’s work, the most comprehensively informative. And one is immediately forced to use one’s mind. Until , when “The Sufis” was published, Sufism was mostly the preserve of scholars, at least in the West. “The Sufis” began a new era, opening a window on Sufi activity, history and influence. Shah presents new information in an accessible way, and many /5().

    BY SOFO ARCHON. The wisdom of Sufism is unbounded. S ufi Masters have been using short stories to teach people important life lessons. In just a few paragraphs, the Sufis are able to convey messages that others can hardly do in hundreds of pages. A two-day book launch with Dr. Eric Winkel March , – New York City Friday Book Launch pm – pm Book Release & Talk Meet the translator Dr. Eric Winkel and hear about the making of the book. The making of the book – translation, editing, typesetting.


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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).

Untilwhen “The Sufis” was published, Sufism was mostly the preserve of scholars, at least in the West. “The Sufis” began a new era, opening a window on Sufi activity, history and influence. Shah presents new information in an accessible way, and many /5(90). The Sufis is a very comprehensive pages book which explains in great detail, the historical background, cultural impact and spiritual discipline of Sufism, including the lives of great Sufi masters like Omar Khayyam and Jalaluddin Rumi to name a few/5.

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 The Sufis book 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). ISF Online Book Reader has lightbox feature - book can be displayed in the same page with lightbox effect.

Click on a book cover to start reading. This welcome book explores the roles of those widely influential figures identified as Sufis.

This is an important subject given the ignorance about Sufis and much else that often fuels the anti-Muslim violence and Islamophobia all too evident in today's world. Sufi Books PDF: Download Rumi, presents masterpieces of Literature by Sufis and Saints which can be downloaded in eBook format (PDF).

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Idries Shah. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this religion, non fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. F ifty years ago this autumn, Idries Shah published The Sufis, with an introduction by Robert Washington Post declared it “a seminal book of the century”, while writers such as.

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. 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 The Sufis book by Idries Shah. Idries Shah's definitive work, The Sufis, completely overturned Western misconceptions of Sufism, revealing a great spiritual and psychological tradition Free shipping over $/5(5).

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Paperback $ $ Current price is $ Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. What Sufis are is what you learn while studying with a Sufi: this is a definition of the Sufi Way.

But then it is a definition of any Way based on study with an Exemplar, a Guide. Sufis, Salafis And Islamists The Contested Ground of British Islamic Activism. Sadek Hamid. $; $; Publisher Description. British Muslim activism has evolved constantly in recent decades. What have been its main groups and how do their leaders compete to attract followers.

Which social and religious ideas from abroad are most influential. The Sufis must be the biggest society of sensible men on earth’; and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing said of it: ‘I had waited my entire life to read this book.’.

Condition: Good. Shah, Idries. The Sufis. New York: Doubleday Anchor, pp. 16mo. Mass Market. Book condition: Good. Browned with rubbed edges. Former owner's name penned on first page and index entries penciled on rear pages.

Seller Inventory # USHASUF03HMR. More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Sufis by Shah, Idries; Robert Graves, intro. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Untilwhen “The Sufis” was published, Sufism was mostly the preserve of scholars, at least in the West.

“The Sufis” began a new era, opening a window on Sufi activity, history and influence. Shah presents new information in an accessible way, and many readers feel that it’s a book they’ve been looking for/5().

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Decem See ers: K. Idries Shah (), whose family lived in Afghanistan for a thousand years, is an internationally known authority on the region and his books on Sufism are considered seminal.

"The Sufis," first published inis a first-of-its-kind modern statement on Sufism.3/5(1).- Explore domenicopaterna's board "sufism - books" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, My heart is breaking and Sufi pins.Sufi's - Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, Georgia - Rated based on Reviews "We had a late Mother's Day dinner here.

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