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Gnosis 30: Sufism. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 30: Sufism. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO30, GNO30

Price: $9.00

Description



"Sufism could be seen as a recovery program for those addicted to the separate self."
- Kabir Helminski, from A Path to Human Wholeness

Contents -- Winter 1994

1
Editorial

by Richard Smoley

2
Up Front


3
Forum


6
News & Notes


10
Introduction: The Sufi Conundrum

by Jay Kinney
What does this ancient tradition offer to the West today?

14
From the Outside In

by Maureen Clark
A glimpse into the mysteries of Sufism as portrayed in its rich literature.

18
Sufism Comes to America

by Jay Kinney
An overview of the teachers and groups that have established themselves on these shores.

24
A Path to Human Wholeness

by Kabir Helminski
How the Sufi path can deepen our sense of our own humanity.

30
Your Lips Won't Stain the Moon: A Sampling of Sufi Poetry

A taste of the poets who have expressed the heights and depths of mystical experience.

34
The Goal of Oneness: The GNOSIS Interview with Refik Algan

by Jay Kinney and Richard Smoley
A revealing conversation about the orders, the lineage, and the methods of Sufi transmission.

40
Sufism and the Source

by Murat Yagan
Can this tradition be traced to a pre-Islamic source in the Caucasus?

48
Women and Sufism

by Camille Adams Helminski
From its inception, women have played a significant role in the Sufi heritage.

53
The Sufi Path of Individuation

by Yannis Toussulis
How does the Sufi way compare to Jung's view of the inner quest?

58
Sufism in the West and the Question of Religion

by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
Do you have to be a Muslim to be a Sufi?

62
A Reader's Guide to Sufism

by Jay Kinney
A roundup of the best books on the subject available in English.

65
Book Reviews

  • The Hymns of Orpheus: Meditations by R.C. Hogart
  • Beezlebub's Tales to his Grandson by G.I. Gurdjieff (new translation)
  • Concise Guide to Homoeopathy by Nigel & Susan Garion-Hutchings
  • The Golden Legend: Readings on the Saints by Jacobus de Voragine
  • Wholeness or Transcendence? by Georg Feuerstein
  • A Rosicrucian Notebook by Willy Schrodter
  • The Gospel of Thomas: The Hidden Sayings of Jesus trans by Marvin Meyer, interp. by Harold Bloom
  • The Goddess Hekate edited by Stephen Ronan
  • The Guru Papers: Masks of Authoritarian Power by Joel Kramer and Diana Alstad
  • Discover Runes by Tony Willis
  • Madame Blavatsky's Baboon: Theosophy and the Emergence of the Western Gurus by Peter Washington


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