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By Peter Samsel,Seyyed Hossein Nasr

At the very middle of Islam lies the non secular method of Sufism. a long way faraway from the adverse portrayal of Islam within the headlines, Sufism is rooted within the harmonious traits of peace, love, good looks, and knowledge. Its fundamental concentration is to come back humans to harmony with God. This decide on 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, protecting an enormous span of 1,400 years. It contains striking sayings from famous figures reminiscent of Rabiah, al-Hallaj, Junayd, al-Ghazali, Ibn al-Farid, Ibn Arabi, Rumi, and Ahmad al-Alawi. additionally featured are over a hundred and fifty verses from the Koran and the Hadith (Prophetic sayings), which shape the foundational resources of this esoteric kind of Islam. no matter if expressing itself in pithy paradoxical aphorisms, prolonged highbrow guide, or rapturous mystical poetry, this compendium of Sufi knowledge will remove darkness from the non secular traveler’s means of go back to God.

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