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Desert Wisdom

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Part oracle, part meditation book, and part Aladdin's cave of Middle Eastern myth and sacred story, Desert Wisdom offers a fresh way to hear the ancient visionary voices of the Middle East that generated three (or more) of the world's great religions.
Renowned Sufi scholar and teacher Neil Douglas-Klotz, author of The Sufi Book of Life and Prayers of the Cosmos, has revis...more
Published (first published April 1995)
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A thought provoking second edition of the book now formatted in the same way as The Sufi Book of Life with the detailed notes held as a separate section which makes for a better flow when using the translations and meditations as a practice.
A book to dip into.
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Neil Douglas-Klotz grew up in a multicultural family. His grandparents (on both sides) were refugees from Europe with German, Jewish, Russian, and Polish blood in their veins. They followed their track to the ethnic neighbourhoods of Chicago, where his parents met and married.
Klotz was raised by Christian parents who were both devout and freethinking. They brought into his early life the impulse t...more
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The Sufi Book of Life: 99 Pathways of the Heart for the Modern Dervish Prayers of the Cosmos: Reflections on the Original Meaning of Jesus's Words The Hidden Gospel: Decoding the Spiritual Message of the Aramaic Jesus Blessings of the Cosmos: Benedictions from the Aramaic Words of Jesus (Book & CD) Original Prayer

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