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The Essence of Sufism - John C. Baldock

The Essence of Sufism

Paperback Published: 15th November 2016
ISBN: 9781785994777
Number Of Pages: 240

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The Sufis have been using carefully constructed stories for teaching purposes for thousands of years. Though on the surface these often appear to be little more than fairy or folk tales, the Sufis hold that they enshrine-in their characters, plots and imagery-patterns and relationships that nurture a part of the mind not reachable in more conventional ways, thus increasing our understanding, flexibility and breadth of vision.

Familiarisation with this body of material can eventually provide answers to questions about our origins and our destiny. In this book John Baldock explores the rich body of literature the Sufis have produced to guide spiritual travellers. While explaining the significant teachings and emphasizing their significance for us, he sheds a timely light on the Sufis' fascinating perception of life, revealing it to be a process of the heart and not of the head, and offers intriguing pathways to further study and reflection.

ISBN: 9781785994777
ISBN-10: 1785994778
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 15th November 2016
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.31

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