Tagged with Sufi

Indifference is dangerous

I accepted life as it was, without question for many years. My escape was in books by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Kafka, Camus, Koestler, Chandler, Wodehouse, Dickens, Rumi, Attar . . .  and movies. I had two separate lives – as an engineer for over ten years – then the dark years of questioning everything.  I lost my … Continue reading

The Sufi Music

Here is an Iranian Sufi song… It goes without saying that one of the ways of recognizing the beauty around us is listening to a stirring piece of music. Previously, I have posted the guitarist Gasbarroni playing “Recuredos de l’Alhambra” (Memories of the Alhambra, authored by Francisco Tarrega). I thought that  today we would look at … Continue reading

The Sufi Path

Sufism in History Ali, the fourth caliph of the earliest Islamic period and the son-in-law of the Prophet, is considered to be the sultan (spiritual leader) of all Sufis. He provides a great personal example of the highest level of faith since beginning of 8th century. Foundation of Practice The spiritual path of Sufism could … Continue reading