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Enter the living world of the Sufi mystics and experience the extraordinary ...the teachers and teachings of the ancient and contemporary mystical traditions ofSufism, the masters of wisdom, esoteric knowledge and self-realization.Explore millennia-old traditions of spiritual practices,Sufi teachings of inner knowledge, self-realization, and spiritual enlightenmentthrough the finest collection of books on Sufi teachings and practices bySufi masters, teachers, scholars and authors.These are the teachings, experiences and traditions of the extraordinarysheikhs of the world-wide mystical tradition of Sufism:the exploration of the meaning of human life and activity, the nature ofhuman consciousness, the descriptions of subtle states of being and themanifestation of spiritual dimensions within the universal mind.
SUFI MASTERS
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THE KEY TO SALVATION:A SUFI MANUAL OF INVOCATION
In its first English translation, this important work by Ibn 'Ata' Allah Al-Iskandari, the third greatmaster of the Shadhili Sufi Order, contains theprinciples of actual Sufi mystical practices. It shedsa new light on sacred invocation and assortedpractices such as the spiritual retreat. Lucid instyle, it also offers a glimpse into the 7th Islamiccentury Sufi world.Trans. by Mary Ann K. Danner-Fadae $32.00_______________________
STORY OF LAYLA AND MAJNUN
In this most famous classical love story of theIslamic Orient, Majnun serves as a model for themystical lover, lost in his contemplation of Layla,seeing only her throughout the world, with all of creation assuming her form in his eyes. A beautifulpoetic Sufi allegory, which is a shadow picture of the soul's passionate longing to be reunited withGod, and wherein the manifestation of divinebeauty is seen through the eyes of love.Trans. by Rudolf Gelpke $14.00_______________________
THE UNVEILING OF SECRETS:DIARY OF A SUFI MASTER
One of the most powerful documents in the historyof mysticism. Written by the great Sufi mysticRuzbihan Baqli, it records his visionary encounterswith God, the angels, the prophets, and the Sufisaints. A beautiful classic of spiritualautobiography.Trans. by Carl W. Ernst $15.95_______________________
SA'DI: THE ROSE GARDEN
This classic has been called a rich mixture of 
WELLSPRINGS OF WISDOM
A translation (with commentary) of "Kitabal-Yanabi" by Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani, this is aninvestigation of al-Sijistani's highly originalcombination of scientific Neoplatonism and anIsmaili interpretation of Islam. Explored are a richrange of topics including the intellect and the soul,creation and prophecy in Islam, the Christian cross,the Word of God, the nature of evil, and theposition of the messiah. A unique philosophicaltreatise.Trans. by Paul E. Walker $30.00_______________________
THE THRONE CARRIER OF GOD
This book constitutes a comprehensiveinvestigation of the life and teachings of one of themost famous Sufis of the Iranian world, Ala'ad-dawla as-Simnani. After early life as a courtierat the Ilkhanid Mongol court, Simnani had amystical experience that made him turn his back onhis life of luxury. He found that he soon advancedrapidly in his spiritual quest thereafter. Includes asystematic description of his instructions for Sufipractitioners of all levels.Trans. by Jamal J. Elias $20.95_______________________
FROM ARAB POET TO MUSLIM SAINT: IBNAL-FARID,HIS VERSE & HIS SHRINE
Through examining a renowned Arab mysticalpoet, this book provides one of the first casestudies of an obscure aspect of Muslim faith: thesanctification of saints and creation of shrines inclassical Islam. Saints have long been veneratedwithout formal canonization, and Homerinexplores this territory by following the fortunes of this saint, his rise and fall, seen against Egypt'schanging religious, cultural and politicalenvironment.
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proverbs, aphorisms, love lyrics, erotic stories,descriptions of great rulers, and pronouncements inprose and verse on morality and ethics. But beyondthe surface playfulness, there is a deep consistencyto Sa'di's poetry which reveals its Sufic dimension,as Omar Ali-Shah shows in his fresh translation of The Gulistan.Syed Omar Ali-Shah $23.00_______________________
THE CONCEPT OF SAINTHOOD IN EARLYISLAMIC MYSTICISM
This volume provides translations of the earliestArabic autobiography and earliest theoreticalexplanation of the psychic development andpowers of an Islamic holy man, Hakimal-Tirmidhi, and is an important primary source fora complex of religious ideas which have continuedto exercise great influence in the Muslim world upuntil the present.Bernd Radtke & John O'Kane $29.95_______________________
SUHRAWARDI AND THE SCHOOL OFILLUMINATION
Shihab al-Din Yahya Suhrawardi was also knownas Shaikh al-Ishraq or the "Master of Illumination."His thoughts form a consistent philosophicalsystem, which close study reveals to be a theory of knowledge generally called "Knowledge byPresence." He claims that first comes a discoveryof truth, then the embarking on a path to find therational basis of experiential wisdom, trying toreconcile rational discourse and inner purification.Mehdi Amin Razavi $ 25.00_______________________
THE DIVAN-I-HAFIZ
This reissue of the complete, fully-annotated 1891Clarke translation of Hafiz' lyric Persian ghazalsEmil Homerin $39.95_______________________
REVELATIONS OF THE UNSEEN(FUTUH AL-GHAIB)
This collection of seventy-eight classic discourses,from the supreme spiritual guide Shaikh 'Abdal-Qadir al-Jilani, are among the most beautifuloratory the world has ever known. Al-Jilani'sinfluential talks shed light on a range of topics suchas spiritual culture, trust and submission, gratitude,blessings and trials, and various states of the self.A new translation by Muhtar Holland $18.00_______________________
SUFFICIENT PROVISION FOR SEEKERSOF THE PATH OF TRUTH
In this first volume of the monumental work "Al-Ghunya li-Talibi Tariq al-Haqq," Shaikh 'Abdal-Qadir al-Jilani provides a comprehensiveexposition of both the outer and inner aspects of Islam. His words shed light on the workings of thespiritual core of the human being, and areinvaluable to seekers of spiritual knowledgeeverywhere.Trans. by Muhtar Holland Five Volume Set $110_______________________
CONCERNING THE AFFIRMATION OFDIVINE OTHERNESS
A translation of "Risala fi't-Tawhid," which isessentially a biography of al-Jilani, was written byShaikh Wali Raslan ad-Dimashqi, who himself wassaid to have charismatic powers and supernaturaltalents. In praising al-Jilani, a remarkableindividual who knew through direct experience, theshaikh has written one of the most original bookson the science of Divine Unity.Trans. by Muhtar Holland $15.00
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