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Solomon's Ring The Life and Teachings of a Sufi Master

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ISBN-10: 0761989846

ISBN-13: 9780761989844

Edition: 1998

Authors: Gul Hasan, Hansan Askari

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Solomon's Ring presents a collection of stories from the folk tradition of India, told by 19th century sufi master Ghuath Ali Shah, and recorded by his disciple, Gul Hasan.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 6/10/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Translator's Introduction
About Sufism
Translator's Note
Introduction
Stories
The Gift of the Mirror
Moses and the Lizard
Emperor Jehangir and the Majzub
The Four Travellers
The Dream of the Raja
Jesus and the Power to Raise the Dead
Satan's Plea of Innocence
Negation and Affirmation
The Snake-charmer
The King and the Four Thieves
Kabir's Connection and Disconnection
The Prophet's Dialogue with Gabriel
Imam Husayn's Dialogue with Ali
Noah and Satan
Something in Between
The Story of Hallaj
Sultan Mahumud and the Hindu Boy
Sadness at the Prospect of Death
Solomon's Ring
Caliph Harun Rashid
Moses on Sinai
Two Empty Pots
The Pharaoh and the Vial
Moses and the Leper
Shaikh Chilli
Nadir Shah Plunders Delhi
Sultan Mahumud and the Fishing Boy
Shibli Pardons the Criminal Every Time
The Python and the Faqir
The Prince in Rampur
Unveiling the Dead
The Alchemist in Rampur
The Muslim Village
The Letter from the Hakim
The Call of the Partridge
The Qalander Stays in a Mosque
Three Degrees of Certitude
Shibli Revives the Carpet Tiger
Masters, Paths and States
The Power of the Divine Attributes
The Power of Analogy
So Many Have Gone into that Fog
Imitating the Tiger
The Man Sleeping in the Mosque
The Faqir Asks for a Drink
The Imam Falls in Love
The Washerwoman's Son
The Nobleman of Lucknow
Laila Majnun
Sultan Mahumud and his Precious Cup
The Faqir and the Cap of Initiation
Insisting the Thief Be Initiated
The Soldier Serves an Old Man
The Jeweller Bequeaths Two Gems
Initiation by a Prostitute
Kabir and the Burglar
He was Asked to Go to a Prostitute
A Disciple's Dream
Kabir Sends his Wife to the Grocer
The Majzub who was Fond of Kebabs
Bayazid's Open House
The Woman Hears a Faqir's Call in the Night
Luqman and his Son
Halting under a Tree
The Man who Said the Qalander was Empty
Junaid and the Wrestler
How Alchemy was Taught
The Hidden Hierarchy
To Hear the Voice of the Unseen
Now You are a Faqir
Ghauth Ali Shah and his Mother
Abdul Haqq and the Faqir
About Tawhid
Ask What You Will
Self-consciousness
True Poverty
Discourses
Reflections on Divine Unity
Discourse of Mahapursh Sanyas Mata
Guidance through Hospitality and Compassion
Life and Times of Ghauth Ali Shah
Family and Spiritual Genealogy
Early Experiences and Subsequent Travels
Encounters with Hindu Sages
Encounter with Gul Hasan
Intimations of the End
Epilogue: The Writer's Farewell to his Pen
Reference in Original Text
Glossary