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Love Is a Fire: The Sufi's Mystical Journey Home

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Love is a Fire is an introduction to the Sufi path of love, taking the reader into the passion and wisdom of this mystical tradition. The call of the heart and how it draws us back to divine union is one of mankind's greatest secrets, and for the Sufi this love is a fire that burns away all traces of separation. Love is a Fire is based on live talks and meetings with Llewe ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Golden Sufi Center (first published May 1st 1998)
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Jan 08, 2012 Ruhat alp rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
God is not something material. Therefore, closeness to Him should not be understood in a material or physical sense. This closeness has nothing to do with space and distance. The closeness is through the senses, love, and attributes.
As the verse suggests, "Then He fashioned him and breathed into him of His spirit...”(SECDE-9)

Man, who has become the reflection of this verse, is the one who is close to God; and for this reason God commanded the angels to bow before Adam. The verse says, "Surely, W
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Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a Sufi mystic.

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee (born 1953, London) is a Sufi mystic and lineage successor in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Order. He is an extensive lecturer and author of several books about Sufism, mysticism, dreamwork and spirituality.

:: History
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee was born in London in 1953. He began following the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi path at the
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“The Sufi relates to God not as a judge, nor as a father figure, nor as the creator, but as our own Beloved, who is so close, so near, so tender.

In the states of nearness the lover experiences an intimacy with the Beloved which carries the softness and ecstasy of love.”
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