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From a Naqshi Master- Meaning of the Four Books

From a Naqshi Master- Meaning of the Four Books

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THE MEANING
 
OF THE
 
FOUR BOOKS
 
byR. SUNARMANThe Meaning of the Four Books is commonto all humanity.
 
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What is the Meaning of the Four Books?
 The Psalms explain David.The Torah explains Israel.The Gospel explains Jesus.The Koran explains them all.The Koran has not denied its predecessors;it has confirmed them.Never before have you read a book quite like this.
“Per 
haps it will not be apparent to many... that what we have here is the Mother Lode of 
authentic Sufism.”
 
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From the Preface
 With simplicity, clarity and wisdom, this anthology covers the major aspects of Sufism.At the same time, it comprises a fresh and refreshing vision of the Islamic religion. Theauthor opens a window onto the teachings of Master Ahmet Kayhan, who guides usthrough a copious garden in which everyone will find what he needs
 — 
or at least,something akin to it. On each visit to this market-place, you will discover something newand exciting. In addition, it provides a rare glimpse of Islam as it should really be lived.For anyone interested in spiritual growth, religion, or mysticism, this book is a must.
 
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CONTENTS
CONTENTS ........................................................................................................................ 3
 
PREFACE ........................................................................................................................... 5
 
FOREWORD .................................................................................................................... 12
 
INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................ 19
 
MAN AND FAITH ........................................................................................................... 25
 
THE FAITH OF MAN...................................................................................................... 34
 
AH, COURTESY .............................................................................................................. 43
 
O MANKIND ................................................................................................................... 46
 
INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF PROPHETS ................................................ 48
 
MOSES, JESUS AND MOHAMMED ............................................................................ 58
 
WHAT DOES “ISLAM” MEAN?
.................................................................................... 88
 
A FAITH FOR ALL SEASONS....................................................................................... 90
 
SOCIAL AND ECOLOGICAL VISTAS ...................................................................... 107
 
ISLAM AND THE WAY OF THE PROPHET ............................................................. 114
 
HEALING THE BROKEN MIRROR: THE KORAN AND ITS OPENING CHAPTER......................................................................................................................................... 118
 
ADVICE TO KIM .......................................................................................................... 127
 
PRAYER: THE ASCENSION FOR ALL ..................................................................... 163
 
THE MEANING OF REPENTANCE ............................................................................ 167
 
OUR PRAYERS ............................................................................................................. 170
 
THE SECRET THAT IS LOVE ..................................................................................... 173
 
PUT YOUR TRUST IN GOD ........................................................................................ 178
 

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