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By Peter Samsel,Seyyed Hossein Nasr

At the very center of Islam lies the religious method of Sufism. a ways faraway from the damaging 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 people to cohesion with God. This decide upon treasury of Sufi knowledge contains 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 comprises impressive sayings from recognized figures comparable 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 resources of this esoteric kind of Islam. even if expressing itself in pithy paradoxical aphorisms, prolonged highbrow guide, or rapturous mystical poetry, this compendium of Sufi knowledge will light up the non secular traveler’s approach of go back to God.

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