Synopses & Reviews
The definitive compendium of Sufi wisdom, Essential Sufism draws together more than three hundred fables, poems, and prayers that reveal the luminousspirit of Islamic mysticism. Selected works from ancient prophets and sages to contemporary Sufi poets and teachers -- including , Ibn, Arabi, al-Ghazzali, Hafiz, Attar, and, of course, the enduringly popular Rumi -- make up a delectable feast of writings that will be as treasured by Sufi devotees as it will stir the souls of newcomers to this mystical, passionate faith.
The first accessible and broad-ranging sourcebook of key Sufi writings, "Essential Sufism" draws together more than 300 stories, fables, aphorisms, short writings, and poems that reveal the heart of Islamic mysticism. 23 drawings of Islamic calligraphy.
The definitive compendium of Sufi wisdom, 'Essential Sufism' draws together more than three hundred fables, poems and prayers that reveal the luminous spirit of Islamic mysticism. Embracing all eras and highlighting the many faces of Sufism, this colle
About the Author
Robert Fager, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Sufi teacher, and author of two other books on Sufism, Love Is the Wine, and Heart, Self, and Soul: The Sufi Psychology of Growth, Balance, and Harmony.