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The Sufi phenomenon is not easy to sum up or define. This book is concerned primarily with the Persian mystics and looks at the history of the Sūfi movement, the mystical states, fundamentals of Persian mysticism and Sūfi practices.
1. Introductory 2. The Sūfi Movement 3. The Way and its Goal 4. The Seven Stages 5. The Mystical States 6. Homesickness (Firáq) 7. Lost in God (Faná) 8. The Vision of God 9. Two Sūfi Practices