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The Sufis

Author: Idries Shah
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shah, Idries, 1924-
Sufis.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1964
(OCoLC)609680485
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Idries Shah
OCLC Number: 427036
Description: xxvi, 403 pages : frontispiece ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert Graves --
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 of 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 dervishes --
The dervish orders --
Seeker after knowledge --
The creed of love --
Miracles and magic --
The teacher, the teaching, the taught --
The Far East --
Annotations --
Appendix I. Esoteric interpretation of the Koran --
Appendix II. The rapidness.
Responsibility: introd. by Robert Graves.

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