Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims (click on the image for more information) “Seven Doors to Islam reveals the religious worldview and spiritual tradition of the world’s one billion Muslims. Spanning the breadth of Islamic civilization from Morocco to Indonesia, this book demonstrates how Muslims have used the literary and… Read More Seven Doors to Islam
“Ibn ‘Arabi (1165-1240) was one of the great mystics of all time. Through the richness of his personal experience and the constructive power of his intellect, he made a unique contribution to Shi’ite Sufism. In this book, which features a powerful new preface by Harold Bloom, Henry Corbin brings us to the very core of… Read More Alone with the Alone by Henry corbin
Image via Wikipedia Love is the journey, love is the destination, and love is the fuel for the journey. The Sufi is a natural traveller.
Whether you are just becoming interested in the Sufi path or you are already on the way this book by Carl W. Ernst offers a treasure of Sufi writings from the past 10 centuries. “The prose and verse readings in this book were chosen to interest the many people who have become attracted to Sufi… Read More Teachings of Sufism
A collection of essays on the Sufi tradition by some of the best known contemporary writers on the subject. “For hundreds of years, the inner spiritual core of Islam has been the focus of Sufi practitioners and thinkers. Those initiated into its mysteries have sometimes expressed them in ecstatic poetry, in a symbolic language of… Read More Sufism: Love and Wisdom
John Renard has written several good works on Islam and Sufism, this should make for good and instructive reading. clipped from astore.amazon.com Click here With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam’s mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume extensive… Read More Dictionary of Sufism
A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue: Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda’s Duties of the Heart by Diana Lobel Duties of the Heart was written by Bahya Ibn Paquda in eleventh century Al-Andalus (Islamic Spain). In this study Diana Lobel examines the original Arabic to discover the close alignment of Paquda’s work with the Sufi mystic path.… Read More Read About the Dialogue Between Jews and Sufis