The mystical, esoteric branch of Islam. Many Sufis escaped persecution in Persia, now Iran, and found refuge in India.
Poems and commentary that open the door to experience the ecstatic and embodied spiritual truths contained in Rumi's poetry. It reveals how his four practices of eating lightly,breathing deeply,... (more)
Sale edition. No dust jacket. Islam is often described as abstract, ascetic, and uniquely disengaged from the human body. Scott Kugle refutes this assertion in the first full study of Islamic... (more)
Sale edition. The Essence of Kabbalah explains the mysticism of the Torah and the other books in the Hebrew Bible, and presents an overview of the historical trends that have shaped Kabbalah as it is... (more)
Sale edition. Known and loved throughout the world as the author of The Prophet, the modern world's bestselling book after the Bible, the philospher poet Kahlil Gibran is widely regarded as one the... (more)