By Peter Samsel,Seyyed Hossein Nasr

At the very middle of Islam lies the non secular approach of Sufism. some distance 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 basic concentration is to come 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 historical past, masking an unlimited span of 1,400 years. It contains extraordinary sayings from recognized figures resembling 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 resources of this esoteric type of Islam. no matter if expressing itself in pithy paradoxical aphorisms, prolonged highbrow guideline, or rapturous mystical poetry, this compendium of Sufi knowledge will remove darkness from the religious traveler’s method of go back to God.

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