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Issue 44 Winter 99/Spring 00 Highlights
Giving Piority to Others – Discourse by Alireza Nurbakhsh
Intoxicated Spirit: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and the Art of Qawwali
   by Dr. Adam Nayyar and Dr. Vikas Bhushan
Shah Qasim Anwar: The First Nimatullahi Shaykh of Shaykhs by Terry Graham
An Itinerary of Tolerance by Father Emilio Galindo Aguilar
Irina Tweedie: Documentation and Experiences of a Modern Naqshbandi Sufi
   by Sara Sviri
Divine Law by Tim Smith
 
Issue 43 Autumn 99 Highlights
Serving Others – Discourse  by Alireza Nurbakhsh
Bauls of Bengal: Madmen of God by Jameela Siddiqi
Pseudo-Dionysius: Darkness in Light by Maria Toscano and German Ancochea
Abu Madyan: Exponent of Khurasanian Gnosis in the Maghrib by Terry Graham
Modern Sufism: In Search of New Paths to Allah by Muge Galin
Pure Grace or Self Effort? by Tony  Horner
Camellias by Llewellyn Smith
 
Issue 42 Summer 1999 Highlights
Who is a Sufi – Discourse  by Alireza Nurbakhsh
The Real Gift by Sachiko Murata
The Invisible Center by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Hafiz and His Master by Terry Graham
Words to the Wise by William C. Chittick
Kimya by Muriel Maufroy
 
Issue 41  Spring 1999 Highlights
Who is a Sufi? – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Neoplatonic Mystics:  Longing for the Onew by Maria Toscano & German Ancochea
‘Ali B. Sahl Isfahani: The Sufi Who Drove Hallaj Out of Town by Terry Graham
Hasan Basri by Herbert Mason
Flint Work by Mark Nepo
The Light Whisper of Life by Tim Smith
 
Issue 40 Winter 98-99 Highlights
The Prisoners of the Nafs – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Interior Life by Maria Toscano & German Ancochea
Epiphanies of Light by Annalisa Orselli-Dickson
Kabir by Jameela Siddiqi
Ahmad Ghazali and His Legacy by Terry Graham
Wholeness and Healing by Tim Smith
 
Issue 39 Autumn 1998 Highlights
Anxiety – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Voicing the Inexpressible: The Virgin Heart of Christian/Islamic Dialogue
   by Dorothy C. Buck
Kamal Khujandi by Terry Graham
Doris Lessing’s Alchemy: Fusing Sufism and Fiction by Joe Martin
The City of  the Astounded by Jeffrey Rothschild
The Zikr of the Heart by Louis Jerome Rogers
 
Issue 38 Summer 1998 Highlights
The Intellect – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Only Love by Jean Nabavian
Sahl of Shushtar: Ascetic Unitarian by Terry Graham
Where the HeartBeast Sings: Notes from South Africa by Mark Nepo
The Language of the Subline: A Partial Reading of the Works of al-Niffari
   by Amin Yousef Odeh
Lilies for No One by Manuel Colon
Ursa Minor – Part 2 by Tim Smith
 
Issue 37 Spring 1998 Highlights
A Selfless Master – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Sitting in the Circle of the Sufis: The Nature of Sama by Jeffrey Rothschild
Songs of the Sufi Mystics – Part Two: An Interview with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
   by Jameela Siddiqi
Spiritual Ethics – Part Two by Mark Nepo
Forgetfulness by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Ruzbihan: Psychologist of Visions by Terry Graham
Ursa Minor by Terry Graham by Tim Smith
 
Issue 36 Winter 1997-98 Highlights
The Family of Sufis – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Songs of the Sufi Mystics by Jameela Siddiq
Spiritual Ethics – Part One by Mark Nepo
Rumi’s View of Evil by Zailan Moris
A New Translation of Suhrawardi’s The Crimson Archangel (‘Aql-i-Surkh)
Do Heart Paths Cross? An Interview with Geshe Sonam Rinchen by Joe Martin
Bestower of Light: The Life of Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh Master of the Nimatullahi Order of Sufis
   (an excerpt) by Jeffrey Rothschild
 
Issue 35 Autumn 1997 Highlights
Devotion – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Saint Joan and the Virgin Heart by Dorothy C. Buck
Western Encounters with Persian Sufi Literature by Farhang Jahanpour
The Master of Herat by Terry Graham
Extending the Boundaries of Sufism: al-Hujwiri’sKashf al-mahjub
   by Jawid A. Modaddedi
Devotions at the Mazars by Nile Green
Perfect Work by Llewellyn Smith
 
Issue 34 Summer 1997 Highlights
The Evolution of Sufism From its Origins to the Present Day – Discourse
   by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Abu l-Hasan Kharaqani: The Humble Man of Power by Terry Graham
Ahmet Hilmi’s Veridical Dreams by Joe Martin
The Prayer of the Heart by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Towards Sacred Union: The Mystical Journey of the Soul by Julienne McLean
The Bone Field by James Fadiman
 
Issue 33 Spring 1997 Highlights
Pilgrimage – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Reading the Tracks by Annalisa Orselli-Dickson
Dhikr: The Experience of the Remembrance of God by Sara Sviri
Abdus Salam: A Man of Faith and Science by Salim Mansur
Mirza Ghalib: The ‘Godless’ Lover by Jameela Siddiqi
Kidnapping Jesus by Llewellyn Smith
Yin-Yang in Taoism by Naser Gazi
He Who Serves: The Life and Work of Idries Shah by Jeffrey Rothschild
 
Issue 32 Winter 1996-97 Highlights
Master and Disciple – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Seeking the Real in Mysticism, Part Two by Herbert Mason
The Upanishads by Michael N. Nagler
The Endless Unfolding by Mark Nepo
Symbolism: Mithra the Friend by Payam Mohaghegh
Parabola by Joe Martin
Shiva’s Spider by James Fadiman
 
Issue 31 Autumn 1996 Highlights
One Who Knows One’s Self Knows One’s Lord – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Abu Abd Al-Rahman Al-Sulami and the Structuring of the Past in the Sufi Tabaqat Genre
   by Jawid A. Mojaddedi
The Nativity: A Conversion of Heart by Dorothy C. Buck
Where the Two Seas Meet: The Story of Khidr by Sara Sviri
Back and Forth with Huston Smith by Jonathan Shear
Architecture: The Domes of Heaven by Nadir Uddin
The Last Temptation by Llewellyn Smith
 
Issue 30 Summer 1996 Highlights
Sufis Who Are Disciples of Their Own Imaginations – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Seeking the Real in Mysticism by Herbert Mason
Intimacy and Awe by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Sufism: The Strange Subject – Thomas Merton’s Views on Sufism by Terry Graham
Khidr: The History of a Ubiquitous Master by Shawkat M. Tooraw
The Secret of AUM by Nadir Uddin
Hustom Smith and Bill Moyers:  Part 4 – Islam
The Bird Sutra by Richard Marranca
A Firelfly’s Invitation by Manuel Colon
 
Issue 29 Spring 1996 Highlights
Spiritual Combat – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Service is Perfect Freedom by Alan Dupre
The Need to Transform by Mark Nepo
Sufism and Yoga According to Muhammad Ghawth by Carl W. Ernst
Eros – Heavenly and not so Heavenly – in Sufi Literature and Life
   by Annemarie Schimmel
Home by Llewellyn Smith
 
Issue 28 Winter 1995-96 Highlights
The Drop and the Ocean– Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Mary and the Virgin Heart by Dorothy C. Buck
Poetics and Aesthetics in Persian Sufi Literary Tradition by Hossein M. Ghomshei
The Felicitous Life in Sufism by Lloyd Ridgeon
Rabindranath Tagor by Nadir Uddin
Circle of Renewal by Manuel Colon
Hark, The Angels by James Killough
 
Issue 27 Autumn 1995 Highlights
Practicing Right and Forbearing from Wrong – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Ahmad Sam’ani on Divine Mercy by William C. Chittick
Mystical Knowledge? by Jonathan Shear
Three Sets of Eyes by Mark Nepo
Neo-Sufism in Modern Arabic Poetry by Reuven Snir
Separation and Union by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Father Martin by Manuel Colon
Sanyar, The Last Parrot by Muriel Maufroy
 
Issue 26  Summer 1995 Highlights
Unbelief – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Rites of initiation in Sufi Orders by Michel Chodkiewicz
The Color of Water by Sara Sviri
Ahmad Sirhindi: A Cleric in Sufi Clothing by Shuja Alhaq
The Mystic Trumpeter by Akhtar Ali Basit
The Legacy of Light by Leonardo Alishan
 
Issue 25 Spring 1995 Highlights
Sin and Merit for Sufis – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Sufi Origins of St. John of the Cross by Terry Graham
Ocean and Pearls: Ibn Sab’in, Shushtari and the Doctrine of Absolute Unity
   by N. Scott Johnson
Why We Need Teachers by Muriel Maufroy
The Cross of a Friend by Caroine McCutcheon
Broken by Llewellyn Smith
 
Issue 24 Winter 1994-95 Highlights
Freewill and Determinism – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Mary and the Virgin Heart by Dorothy C. Buck
Miyan Mir: His Life and work by Shuja Alhaq
‘Asiz Nasafi and Visionary Experience by Lloyd Ridgeon
Unlearning Back to God by Mark Nepo
The Sign of the Severed Head by Jeffrey Rothschild
 
Issue 23 Autumn 1994 Highlights
Attraction and Social Conduct on the Path – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Expression and the Inexpressible by Adam Dupre
Love in the Mystical Discourse and Experience of Abu Bakr Shibli by Florian Sobieroj
Within a Greater Will by Mark Nepo
The New World Order of Akbar the Great by Shuja Alhaq
The Light of a Friend by Caroline McCutcheon
The Fakir with the Golden Cloak by Charles Upton
 
Issue 22 Summer 1994 Highlights
Traveling and Social Conduct on the Path – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Interpretation of the Classical Sufi Tradition in India by Carl W. Ernst
The People of the Secret by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
The New World Order of Akbar the Great by Shuja Alhaq
The Life and Times of ‘Aziz Nasafi by Lloyd Ridgeon
The Mirror of a Friend by Caroline McCutcheon
The Visit by Jeffrey Rothschild
 
Issue 21 Spring 1994 Highlights
Festival – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Waiting at the Threshold of Love by Sara Sviri
Female Sainthood in Islam by Michel Chodkiewicz
The Psychology of Self in Sufism by Elizabeth Leach and Terry Graham
The Bounty of a Friend by Caroline McCutcheon
The Door of Benevolence in the Palace of Wealth by Jeffrey Rothschild
 
Issue 20 Winter 1993-94 Highlights
Sufi Love– Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Gnosis of Self in Rumi’s Mathnawi
Reflections on Louis Massignon and His Legacy of Dialogue by Herbert Mason
Yahya Bakharzi on Service in the Khanaqah by Muhammad Isa Waley
The Enigma of Data Ganjbakhsh by Terry Graham
The Mirror in Sufi Poetry by Jacquelyn Bralove
The Moment is a Godsend by Bill Winters
The Stone-seller’s Daughter by Richard Barton
Cast Your Bread Upon the Water by Mojdeh Bayat
 
Issue 19 Autumn 1993 Highlights
Love: The Path of Unity – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Meetings with Imaginal Men by William C. Chittick
Rumi and His Spiritual Guides by Terry Graham
The Dhekr as an Archetype of Transformation by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Sufism & Chivalry in the Biography of Abu Sa’id Abe’l-Khayr by Mohammad Ali Jamnia
The Vision of a Friend by Caroline McCutcheon
The Rainbow Legend of Turtle Island by Steven McFadden
 
Issue 18  Summer 1993 Highlights
Two Principal Messages of Sufism – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Koranic Origins of Sufism by Martin Lings
Abu Sa’id Abe’l-Khayr by Terry Graham
Sufi Symbolism of the Pearl by N. Scott Johnson
The Song of Creation: Sufi Themes on Nature by Sha-Khan
The Call of a Friend by Caroline McCutcheon
The Moth and the Candle by Mojdeh Bayat
 
Issue 17  Spring 1993 Highlights
Detachment from the World – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
‘Aziz al-Din Nasafi on Spiritual Retreat (Khalwa) by M.I. Waley
Abu Sa’id Abe’l-Khayr by Terry Graham
Jalalo’d-Din Rumi’s Views on the Shar’iat by Michelle Kimball
Mohasaba: The Sufi Way of Self-Examination by Carol Baldwin
Love’s Disciple: Some Recollections about Mr. Kobari by Alireza Nurbakhsh
The Blessing of a Friend by Caroline McCutcheon
 
Issue 16  Winter 1992-93 Highlights
Pain and Cure – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Rise and Development of Persian Sufism by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Comparative Notes on Sana’i and Attar
In Quest of Annihilation: Imaginalization and Mystical Death in the Tamhidat
   of ‘Ayno’l-Qodhat Hamadani by Leonard Lewisohn
Abo’l-Hasan Kharaqani: The Slave of God by Jeffrey Rothschild
True Love by Mojdeh Bayat
 
Issue 15  Autumn 1992 Highlights
The Etiquette and Ethics of the Sufis – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Myth of Adam’s Fall in Ahmad Sam’ani’s Rawh al-arwah by Willliam C. Chittick
Abo’l -Hasayn An-Nuri Qebla of the Lights by Annemarie Schimmel
Hallaj and the Baghdad School of Sufim by Herbert Mason
In Quest of Annihilation: The Spiritual Practice and Path of Death in the Tamhidat
   of ‘Ayno’l-Qodhat Hamadan by Leonard Lewisohn
The Garment by P.L Travers
This Too Shall Pass by Mojdeh Bayat
 
Issue 14  Summer 1992 Highlights
Submission – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Way of the Sufi by William C. Chittick
The Stages of Love in Early Persian Sufism, From Rabe’a to Ruzbehan by Carl W. Ernst
In Quest of Annihilation: The Spiritual Practice and Path of Death in the Tamhidat of ‘Ayno’l-Qodhat Hamadani
   by Leonard Lewisohn
The End of Surrender by Jeffrey Rothschild
How the Foundation Was Laid by Llewellyn Smith
Remembering the Master by James George
 
Issue 13  Spring 1992 Highlights
The Characteristics of Sufism in the Early Islamic Period – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Concept of ‘Elm in Rumi’s Mathnawi by M. Este’lami
Two Vernacular Sufi Poets: Baba Taher and Yunus Emre by Terry Graham
Neo-Sufism in the Writings of the Egyptian Poet: Salah ‘Abd As-Sabur by Reuven Snir
The Sufi Doctrine of Virtue by Zailan Moris
Islamic Calligraphy: Medium of Transcendance by Deirdre Conway
Wisdom of the Idiots by Sohail Inayatullah
Doorkeeper of the Tavern of Ruin by Jeffrey Rothschild
 
Issue 12  Winter 1991-92 Highlights
Annihilation and Subsistence – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Persian Sufi Literature: Its Spiritual and Cultural Significance by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
The Bodily Positions of the Ritual Prayer by William C. Chittick
On the Drama of Hallaj by Herbert Mason
Fakhro’d-Din ‘Eraqi: The Master of Lovers by Terry Graham
Fodhail the Brigand, King of Men by Jeffrey Rothschild
Layla and Majnun by Ali A. Mazhari
 
Issue 11  Autumn 1991 Highlights
Absence and Presence – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Symbolism of Birds and Flight in the Writings of Ruzbehan Baqli by Carl W. Ernst
The Qalandariyyat in Persian Mystical Poetry by J.T.P de Bruijn
The Heart: The Eye and the Temple of the Imaginal by Hugh Urban
The Gran Shaikh of Khurasan: Abu Sa’id Abo’l-Khayr by Jeffrey Rothschild
Neighbors by Shulami Benn
 
Issue 10 Summer 1991 Highlights
Constancy – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Yusof in Mawlana Rumi’s Poetry by Annemarie Schimmel
Ecstasy and Order by J.C. Burgel
Shah Ne’mato’llah Wali by Terry Graham
The Prince of Balkh/Dog of Balkh by Jeffrey Rothschild
Love’s Sacrifice by Mojdeh Bayat
 
Issue 10 Summer 1991 Highlights
Reason and Love – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Ebno’l-’Arabi as Lover by William C. Chittick
‘Abdo’r-Rahman Cheshti and the Bhagavadgita by Roderic Vassie
Bayazid Bastami by Terry Graham
Rabe’a, Crown of Men by Jeffrey Rothschild
Allegory Through the Computing Class by P. J. Stewart
 
Issue 8 Winter 1990-91 Highlights
Two Approaches to the Principle of the Unity of Being – Discourse
   by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Neoplatonic Substrate of Sohrawardi’s Philosophy of Illumination
   by Ian Richard Netton
Twentieth Century Men of Letters Among the Albanian Kosovan Sufis
   by H.T. Norris
The Chesti Order by Terry Graham
The Man Who Sought Satan by Jeffrey Rothschild
A Fool of God by Mojdeh Bayat

Issue 7 Summer 1990 Highlights
The Sufi Path – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Beatific Vision and Poetic Imagery in Baha’ Walad by William C. Chittick
The Basic Structure of ‘Attar’s Conference of the Birds by James Winston Morris
Abo’l-Hasan Shadheli and the Shadheliya by Terry Graham
Sharafo’d-Din Maneri by Shuja Alhaq
The Seeker of Dates Lost in the Date Orchard by Jeffrey Rothschild
The Seven Valleys of Love by Ali A. Mazhari
 
Issue 6 Summer 1990 Highlights
Sufism and Psychoanalysis – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Fitzgerald’s Persian Teacher and Hafez by Peter Avery
The Kobrawiya Order: Kobrawis of Iran and India by Muhammad Isa Waley
In the Garden of Love: The Story of Nur ‘Ali Shah and Bibi Hayati
   by Jeffrey Rothschild
The Eyes by Richard Barton
The Parrot and the Merchant by Ali A. Mazhari
 
Issue 5  Spring 1990 Highlights
Sufism and Psychoanalysis – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Khwaja Khord’s Treatise on the Gnostic by William C. Chittick
The Tao of Islam by Sachiko Murata
Mashreqi’s Imitation of Maghrebi by Leonard Lewisohn
In the Garden of Love: The Story of Nur ‘Ali Shah and Bibi Hayati
   by Jeffrey Rothschild
The City of The Thousand Thousand Gates by Kristina Una Amadeus
 
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