• Winter Issue: Sufism Explored
  • Spiritual Yearning
  • Carl Ernst Interview
  • Rumi and “Islam” Reconsidered
  • Issue #86 features CARL ERNST Interview on Sufism, RUMI Beyond Religion, DISCOURSE Spiritual Yearning LLEWELLYN VAUGHAN-LEE Adab-Sufi Etiquette, JOHN L. CAUGHEY An American Ethnographer in a Sufi Community,

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  • Spiritual Yearning by Alireza Nurbakhsh

    In Sufism the state of spiritual yearning (“talab”) is the force that drives an individual on the path towards perfection.

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  • Sufism: History, Politics and Culture – Carl Ernst Interviewed by Llewellyn Smith

    Would Rumi feel shocked or amused by the popularity of his writing in the world?

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  • Rumi and “Islam” Reconsidered – The Light of God Beyond Religion by Jawid Mojaddedi

    If one defines the issue as the relationship between Rumi’s teachings and that of the ulama,

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Winter Issue: Sufism Explored

Winter Issue: Sufism Explored

Issue #86 features CARL ERNST Interview on Sufism, RUMI Beyond Religion, DISCOURSE Spiritual Yearning LLEWELLYN VAUGHAN-LEE Adab-Sufi Etiquette, JOHN L. CAUGHEY An American Ethnographer in a Sufi Community,


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Winter Issue: Sufism Explored

Winter Issue: Sufism Explored

Issue #86 features CARL ERNST Interview on Sufism, RUMI Beyond Religion, DISCOURSE Spiritual Yearning LLEWELLYN VAUGHAN-LEE Adab-Sufi Etiquette, JOHN L. CAUGHEY An American Ethnographer in a Sufi Community,

Spiritual Yearning

Spiritual Yearning

Spiritual Yearning by Alireza Nurbakhsh

In Sufism the state of spiritual yearning (“talab”) is the force that drives an individual on the path towards perfection.

Carl Ernst Interview

Carl Ernst Interview

Sufism: History, Politics and Culture – Carl Ernst Interviewed by Llewellyn Smith

Would Rumi feel shocked or amused by the popularity of his writing in the world?

Rumi and “Islam” Reconsidered

Rumi and “Islam” Reconsidered

Rumi and “Islam” Reconsidered – The Light of God Beyond Religion by Jawid Mojaddedi

If one defines the issue as the relationship between Rumi’s teachings and that of the ulama,

Sufi Etiquette

Sufi Etiquette

“Adab” – Sufi Etiquette in the Outer and Inner Worlds by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

“Adab” is a code of behavior that is central to Sufism, a way to walk the Sufi path with the correct attitude and true courtesy.

The Mirror of Consciousness

The Mirror of Consciousness

The Mirror of Consciousness – An American Ethnographer in a Sufi Community by John L. Caughey

I was entranced.  It was like coming to a place I had dreamed about, a true home. 

Muezzin

Muezzin

Muezzin by Charlotte Heckscher

Most people go to Egypt to see the pyramids, but I believe I have come here for the rare pleasure of sitting at a café in Khan al Khalili,

Baaghy and the Special Cargo

Baaghy and the Special Cargo

Baaghy and the Special Cargo: Some Kind of Story by Martin Harris

The onion tree had stood just inside the gates of the Sufi house for maybe 300 years,