“Pluck the cotton wool of heedlessness from the ear of awareness, so that the wisdom of dead men may reach your ear.” Saadi of Shiraz This unexpected, delicious, mind-stretching book is a basic study course by Idries Shah, the world’s most influential modern exponent of Sufi thought and practice. It contains a vast array of classical poetry, humour, Teaching-Stories, letters, lectures, questions and answers. These materials from Sufi sages and schools through the ages are not museum pieces. They have been selected for their relevance and usefulness to the people of today.
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Idries Shah's The Sufis completely overturned Western misconceptions of Sufism, revealing a great spiritual and psychological tradition encompassing many of the world's greatest thinkers. Find the book here: https://idriesshahfoundation.org/books/the-sufis/
Idries Shah’s remarkable book, World Tales, is a map of human lore. Read it to learn how intricately connected our stories are. https://idriesshahfoundation.org/books/world-tales/
9 titles in the #HoopoeBooks and @KashfisChildren storybook series are now being produced in Ukrainian bilingual editions. Our goal: Print and distribute 45,000 books to displaced #Ukrainian families as soon as possible. You can help: https://bit.ly/36oTjUD #BooksForRefugees
“The Man with Bad Manners” by Idries Shah
This story will bring laughter to young children and teach them valuable lessons about initiative and cooperation. Learn more at