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The Bond with the Beloved: The Inner Relationship of the Lover and the Beloved

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Continues Vaughan-Lee's original work of integrating Sufism, Jungian psychology, and dreamwork, but gives a more detailed description of the inner stages of the mystical path, states of meditation, and how to integrate these inner transformations into everyday life. Different from any other book in its placing of the mystical relationship of lover and beloved at the center ...more
Paperback, 155 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by The Golden Sufi Center
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Christopher DeGraffenreid
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This small book by Sufi teacher Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee Ph.D. is perhaps the most elegantly written book on the subject of the mystic's quest for communion with the Beloved ie. God, Goddess, Great Spirit, etc. As you read this small book seeds of understanding will be planted in your mind and as you think on the concepts presented those seeds will germinate into personal realizations regarding your own relationship with the Divine.

Though written by a Sufi, the ideas presented here are non-sectari
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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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“We live and work in a world that carries preoccupations about money, but what does the soul care about such things?” 14 likes
“The journey towards oneness emphasizes the opposites and we are caught in their conflict.” 9 likes
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