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The Persian Sufis (RLE Iran C)

1st Edition

By Cyprian Rice


100 pages

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pub: 2011-02-25
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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.

Table of Contents

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

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Iran

Routledge Library Editions: Iran re-issues 37 volumes originally published between 1902 and 1991. Together they provide a comprehensive view of the culture, history, politics and sociology of this strategically important nation.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies