Awakening: A Sufi Experience

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J.P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1999 - Religion - 221 pages
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From bestselling translations of Rumi to images in music videos, Sufism today is the subject of newfound fascination. Now, in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh's Living Buddha, Living Christ, the West's most venerated master of this ancient mystical tradition offers his long-awaited work on fostering personal change at the start of the new century.

In this bold and accessible work, Pit Vilayat takes us step-by-step toward a new form of consciousness, in which our way of seeing the world around us expands in concentric circles until we are looking through the eyes of the cosmos -- or the eyes of God.

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Inayat Khan, son and successor of the founder of the Sufi Order in the West, exemplifies the broadened and slightly diluted modern practice of Sufism. Like a number of non-Islamic adherents to Sufism ... Read full review

Contents

AWAKENING AND ILLUMINATION
1
THREE
55
ATTUNING TO THE MASTERS
67
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Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan is the eldest son of and spiritual successor to Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan, who founded the Sufi Order in the West in 1910. His work has been universally celebrated and has continued to evolve since he became head of the Sufi Order in 1956. He lives in Paris and the United States.

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