“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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One of the most poignant & powerful Eastern tales , told & retold in caravanserais, souqs; dhows floating over the Arabian Sea. Touched by the magic of raw imagination, with power to alter one’s thinking processes & to consider what we know in new ways. https://bit.ly/2RkIt7X
I’d like to draw attention to this remarkably moving story by an impressively resilient young man, Duke Tate. https://www.instagram.com/p/B5pMC4XJnFz/?igshid=1cyoxra7w21sg
Nasrudin moved into a new house. The postman called and said: 'I hope that you are satisfied with the mail deliveries.' 'More than satisfied,' said Nasrudin, 'and, in fact, from tomorrow you may double my order.'
The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin
Why early education in the mother tongue or bilingually is so important: "Socially and educationally, the child learns faster through [the mother tongue] than through an unfamiliar language" https://www.herald.co.zw/learning-in-mother-tongue-beneficial-for-ecd-pupils/
Q: What is a fundamental mistake of man's?
A: To think that he is alive, when he has merely fallen asleep in life's waiting-room.