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i first read this book in sixth grade... i had found it in a used bookstore, and devoured every word. i was struck by Khan's vision of the unity of faiths, and his simple, beautiful illustrations of a life devoted to God. his book seemed to strip religion to its basics, and i loved his message dearly. i do not know what happened to this book, but it has stayed in my imagination for years, and i am grateful to have discovered it.
Oct 20, 2007 Molly wemder rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: For someone interested in a brief overview of different religions
Hazrat Inayat Khan has a wonderful sense of simplicity. This book has a brief overview of several religions, as well as general and brief introductions to a Sufi's view of the God Ideal.
Hazrat Inayat Khan (Urdu: عنایت خان ) (July 5, 1882 – February 5, 1927) was an exemplar of Universal Sufism and founder of the "Sufi Order in the West" in 1914 (London). Later, in 1923, the Sufi Order of the London period was dissolved into a new organization formed under Swiss law and called the "International Sufi Movement". He initially came to the West as a representative of classical Indian m...moreMore about Hazrat Inayat Khan...