Is it Possible to Discover the “Essence” of Sufism or Islam? by Dr Yannis Toussulis Author of Sufism and the Way of Blame


Though  the title of this is about Discovering the essence of Sufism or Islam, I think this applies to any particular tradition. I write a post about mostly sufism here […]

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Reflection on Blogging about Sufism and my experiences with it


We’re prisoners in the shackles of an immense passion Afflicted and tormented with manacles on our ankles we are the miserable ones in the deserts o love skilled in the field of riot and revolution. Sometimes were thunder sometimes a bolt of lightening sometimes were clouds sometimes the sea. Sometimes were intellectuals sometimes were crazy were bewildered…just bewildered headless, footless, nothing in our pockets, worthless drunkards… though sometimes were revealed sometimes concealed sometimes earth-like were abased and debased sometimes sky like were exalted and transcendent in the tavern of ruin like Sayeed we’ve fallen down beyond all religion or infidelity after draining cup after cup after cup of wine. – Shah Nimatullah

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My Responce to the Recent Writings of Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee (4) – Summing Up.


A cornerstone of my personal belief is that all living being are included in a continual and evolutionary process, within the Universe. As human beings, we are given the gift […]

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My Responce to the Recent Writings of Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee (3) – Some thoughts on Myths


I thought for this post I would return to a  subject I’ve spent much personal time studying: myth. I have many reasons or doing so but the most important reason […]

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The Path of Initiation and Discipleship. What Is Needed On The Path by Hazrat Inayat Khan


If words were sufficient, there are libraries full of occult and mystical books. ____________________________ Initiation needs courage and the tendency to advance spiritually, although it may not seem to be […]

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