DELICIOUS MENTAL EXERCISE

Review of Learning how to Learn: 100 Conversations with Idries Shah. These extraordinary conversations with ordinary people apply traditional psychology to contemporary problems of humanity. The book contains over 100 ancient & modern Sufi tales & extracts...

DESTINATION MECCA REVIEW

In 1950 Idries Shah began a quest to observe and record some of the East’s most unusual people and places. His aristocratic Afghan family and openness to experience helped him access extraordinary people and places throughout the Middle East and Central Asia. Shah met...

The Dermis Probe review

The Dermis Probe is named after Idries Shah’s award-winning film based on Sanai’s and Rumi’s ancient tale: The Blind Men and the Elephant. I’ve read this book many times. Often I’ve had a strange feeling that this exotic mind-bending hodgepodge of tales and aphorisms...