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Table of Contents

Tales of the Dervishes Preface

The Three Fishes

The Food of Paradise

When the Waters Were Changed

The Tale of the Sands

The Blind Ones and the Matter of the Elephant

The Dog, the Stick and the Sufi

How to Catch Monkeys

The Ancient Coffer of Nuri Bey

The Three Truths

The Sultan Who Became an Exile

The Story of Fire

The Ogre and the Sufi

The Merchant and the Christian Dervish

The Golden Fortune

The Candlestick of Iron

Strike on this Spot

Why the Clay Birds Flew Away

The Gnat Namouss - and the Elephant

The Idiot, the Wise Man, and the Jug

The Wayward Princess

The Bequest

The Oath

The Idiot in the Great City

The Founding of a Tradition

Fatima the Spinner and the Tent

The Gates of Paradise

The Man Who Was Aware of Death

The Man Who Was Easily Angered

The Dog and the Donkey

Carrying Shoes

The Man Who Walked on Water

The Ant and the Dragonfly

The Story of Tea

The King Who Decided to Be Generous

The Cure of Human Blood

The Dam

The Three Dervishes

The Four Magic Treasures

The Dreams and the Loaf of Bread

Bread and Jewels

The Limitations of Dogma

The Fisherman and the Genie

The Time, the Place and the People

The Parable of the Three Domains

Valuable - and Worthless

The Bird and the Egg

Three Pieces of Advice

The Mountain Path

The Snake and the Peacock

The Water of Paradise

The Horseman and the Snake

Isa and the Doubters

In the Street of the Perfume-Sellers

The Parable of the Greedy Sons

The Nature of Discipleship

The Initiation of Malik Dinar

The Idiot and the Browsing Camel

The Three Jewelled Rings

The Man with the Inexplicable Life

The Man Whose Time Was Wrong

Maruf the Cobbler

Wisdom for Sale

The King and the Poor Boy

The Three Teachers and the Muleteers

Bayazid and the Selfish Man

The People Who Attain

Wayfarer, Strangeness and Savetime

Timur Agha and the Speech of Animals

The Indian Bird

When Death Came to Baghdad

The Grammarian and the Dervish

The Dervish and the Princess

The Increasing of Necessity

The Man Who Looked Only at the Obvious

How Knowledge Was Earned

The Lamp Shop

The Chariot

The Lame Man and the Blind Man

The Servants and the House

The Generous Man

The Host and the Guests

The King's Son

Appendix: Authors and teachers, in chronological order

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140193589
Author:
Shah, Idries
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Sufism
Subject:
Islam - Sufism
Subject:
Sufi parables
Subject:
Islam - Sufi
Subject:
General Religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Compass
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.73x5.04x.63 in. .46 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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