Sufism, the mystical movement within Islam, has, in a thousand years of history has powerfully influenced the life, art and literature of the Muslim peoples. It has supplied the element of personal devotion and direct apprehension of Divine Realities which the more formal and practical character of orthodox ritual tended to overshadow.
Originally published between 1950 and 1987, the volumes in this mini-set include works by A J Arberry, Henry Corbin, Rom Landau, Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
Table of Contents
Volume 1: Rumi the Persian Volume 2: Muslim Saints & Mystics Volume 3: Sufism: An Account of the Mystic Volume 4: A Sufi Martyr Volume 5: The Sufis of Andalucia Volume 6: The Darvishes or Oriental Spiritualism Volume 7: Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn Arabi Volume 8: The Philosophy of Ibn Arabi Volume 9: Islamic Spirituality: Foundations Volume 10: The Ship of Sulaiman Volume 11: Oriental Mysticism: A Treatise on the Sufistic and Unitarian Theosophy of the Persians