Sufism for Non-Sufis?: Ibn 'Ata' Allah al-Sakandari's Taj by Sherman A. Jackson PDF

By Sherman A. Jackson

Sherman Jackson deals a translation and research of Ibn 'Ata' Allah al-Sakandari's Taj al-'Arus, a piece on non secular schooling steeped within the classical Sufi culture, but directed to those that don't have any association with Sufism in any institutionalized shape. Written in classical aphoristic type, the textual content is a treasure trove of non secular knowledge and self-refinement, freed from the entire ordinary obstacles among Sufism and the typical believer.

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By Sherman A. Jackson

Sherman Jackson deals a translation and research of Ibn 'Ata' Allah al-Sakandari's Taj al-'Arus, a piece on non secular schooling steeped within the classical Sufi culture, but directed to those that don't have any association with Sufism in any institutionalized shape. Written in classical aphoristic type, the textual content is a treasure trove of non secular knowledge and self-refinement, freed from the entire ordinary obstacles among Sufism and the typical believer.

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