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Book Title: The Sufi Book of Life|
The author of the book: Neil Douglas-Klotz
Date of issue: February 22nd 2005
ISBN 13: 9781440684241
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 633 KB
Edition: Penguin Books
Read full description of the books The Sufi Book of Life:Taking the centuries-old form of a dervish handbook, a guide to life and love updated for the twenty-first century Part meditation book, part oracle, and part collection of Sufi lore, poetry, and stories, The Sufi Book of Life offers a fresh interpretation of the fundamental spiritual practice found in all ancient and modern Sufi schoolsthe meditations on the 99 Qualities of Unity. Unlike most books on Sufism, which are primarily collections of translated Sufi texts, this accessible guide is a handbook that explains how to apply Sufi principles to modern life. With inspirational commentary that connects each quality with contemporary concerns such as love, work, and success, as well as timeless wisdom from Sufi masters, both ancient and modern, such as Rumi, Hafiz, Shabistari, Rabia, Inayat Khan, Indries Shah, Irina Tweedie, Bawa Muhaiyadden, and more, The Sufi Book of Life is a dervish guide to life and love for the twenty-first century.
Read information about the authorDr. Neil Douglas-Klotz is an internationally known scholar in the fields connecting religious studies and psychology as well as a poet and musician. He is the author of:
*Prayers of the Cosmos: Meditations on the Aramaic Words of Jesus (1990);
*Desert Wisdom: The Middle Eastern Tradition from the Goddess Through the Sufis (1995);
*The Hidden Gospel: Decoding the Spirituality of the Aramaic Jesus (1999);
*The Genesis Meditations: A Shared Practice of Peace for Christians, Jews and Muslims (2003);
*The Sufi Book of Life: 99 Pathways of the Heart for the Modern Dervish (2005)
*Blessings of the Cosmos: Wisdom of the Heart from the Aramaic Words of Jesus (2006)
*The Tent of Abraham: Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians and Muslims (2006, with Rabbi Arthur Waskow and Sr. Joan Chittister)
*Desert Wisdom: A Nomad's Guide to Life's Big Questions from the Heart of the Native Middle East (2011). Extensively revised from the 1995 edition with many new translations.
*'I Am': The Secret Teachings of the Aramaic Jesus (2012)
*A Murder at Armageddon (2015, historical mystery novel authored under the name of A.K.A. Chisti)
His audio sets from Sounds True include: The Hidden Gospel, Original Prayer (on the Aramaic Prayer of Jesus), The Healing Breath (on the Beatitudes in Matthew and Jesus' healing ministry) and 'I Am' (on Jesus's last teachings to his disciples in the Gospels of John and Thomas).
He is the past chair of the Mysticism Group of the American Academy of Religion and active in various international colloquia and conferences dedicated to peace and spirituality. He directs the Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Learning (www.eial.org) in Edinburgh, Scotland. and co-founded the Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace, now in its sixth year (www.mesp.org.uk). In 2005 he was awarded the Kessler-Keener Foundation Peacemaker of the Year award for his work in Middle Eastern peacemaking. Information about his work may be found at the website of the Abwoon Resource Center (www.abwoon.com)
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