Synopses & Reviews
Heart, Self, and Soul is the first book by a Western psychologist to explore the rich spiritual tradition of Sufism as a path for personal growth. Western psychotherapy aims largely to help us eliminate neurotic traits formed in childhood and adapt to society. In contrast, the Sufi goal is ultimately spiritual: Yes, we need to transform our negativity and be effective in the world; but beyond that, we need to reach a state of harmony with the Divine. Full of stories, poetry, meditations, journaling exercises, and colorful everyday examples, this book will open the heart, nourish the self, and quicken the soul.
Full of Sufi teachings, meditations, and engaging self-help exercises, this first book on the inner dimensions of Sufi practice will nourish the heart and soul of everyone seeking personal growth, emotional balance, and spiritual harmony.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-241) and index.