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Sufism: The Transformation of the Heart

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Sufism, the Transformation of the Heart gives a clear and accessible outline of Sufism: its basic principles, historical background, and recent development in the West. While exploring the spiritual and psychological processes of transformation, this book offers practical guidelines to help the seeker. Sufism, the Transformation of the Heart is a valuable introduction to a ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 1st 1995 by The Golden Sufi Center
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Apr 15, 2010 Richard rated it it was amazing
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an amazing book with amazing ramifications. It beautifully introduced me to Sufism - the most mysterious, at leats to me, of all the mystic paths. And it did it addictively!!! And he related it to Jung, the whole time, which, to me, is always a plus. Very good book.
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This book is a treatise on the Islam sect if Sufism, which is the mystical branch of that religion. Sufism has been looked upon as nonsense and even heresy by the theological institutions of Islam, and it's followers persecuted and slaughtered by the followers of those same institutions. Like many seeking freedom to follow their own beliefs, the surviving members of this sect have made their way to the West, coming to live among us here in the U.S. And, as with other religious expressions, Sufis ...more
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This is not what I expected - I really had no idea about Sufism apart from The Whirling Dervishes and Rumi, so I had very different (high) expectations. I also found it difficult to read due to the way it was written.
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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.

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Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee was born in London in 1953. He began following the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi path at the
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“Every spiritual path leads the sincere seeker to the truth that can only be found within. The Sufi says that there are as many roads to God as there are human beings, “as many as the breaths of the children of men.” Because we are each individual and unique, the journey of discovering our real nature will be different for each of us. At the same time different spiritual paths are suited to different types of people.” 4 likes
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