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By Peter Samsel,Seyyed Hossein Nasr

At the very middle of Islam lies the non secular means of Sufism. some distance faraway from the destructive portrayal of Islam within the headlines, Sufism is rooted within the harmonious features of peace, love, attractiveness, and knowledge. Its fundamental concentration is to come people to solidarity with God. This choose 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 enormous span of 1,400 years. It contains amazing sayings from famous figures corresponding to 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 assets of this esoteric type of Islam. even 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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