ISBN-10: 0385079664

ISBN-13: 9780385079662

Edition: N/A

Authors: Idries Shah

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A unique and little-known religion, Sufism follows a mystical teaching and a way of life that has had an enormous though largely unrecognized impact on both the East and West for four thousand years.  This authoritative book fills a colossal gap in Western documentation of Eastern subjects.
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List price: $17.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/5/1971
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Author's Preface
The Islanders-A Fable
The Background: I. The Travelers and the Grapes
The Background: II. The Elephant in the Dark
The Subtleties of Mulla Nasrudin
Sheikh Saadi of Shiraz
Fariduddin Attar, the Chemist
Our Master Jalaluddin Rumi
Ibn El-Arabi: The Greatest Sheikh
El-Ghazali of Persia
Omar Khayyam
The Secret Language: I. The Coalmen
The Secret Language: II. The Builders
The Secret Language: III. The Philosopher's Stone
Mysteries in the West: I. Strange Rites
Mysteries in the West: II. The Chivalric Circle
Mysteries in the West: III. The Head of Wisdom
Mysteries in the West: IV. Francis of Assisi
Mysteries in the West: V. The Secret Doctrine
The Higher Law
The Book of the Dervishes
The Dervish Orders
Seeker After Knowledge
The Creed of Love
Miracles and Magic
The Teacher, the Teaching, the Taught
The Far East
Esoteric Interpretation of the Koran
The Rapidness
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