“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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‘The importance of something is in inverse proportion to its attractiveness.’
'In the distorting mirror of your mind, an angel can seem to have a devil's face.'
Tales of the Dervishes
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Mulla Nasrudin went to see a psychiatrist. He said:
‘My trouble is that I can’t remember anything.’
‘When did this start?’ asked the doctor.
‘When did what start?’ said Nasrudin.