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Sufism: A Beginner's Guide

William C. Chittick

Paperback

9781851685479

 

In this introduction, the author offers a compelling insight into the origins, teachings, and practices of Sufism, from the mystical properties of music and dance to Sufism's role in the modern world.

 

Drawing on the words of some of the great Sufi writers including Ibn Arabi and Rumi, this fresh and authoritative guide will prove invaluable to anyone interested in Sufism, from complete beginners to students, scholars, and experts alike.

 

 

Contents

 

1. The Sufi Path

2. The Sufi Tradition

3. Name and reality

4. Self-help

5. The remembrance of God

6. The way of Love

7. The never-ending dance

8. Images of beatitude

9. The fall of Adam

10. The Paradox of the Veil

 

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