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Gnosis 30: Sufism. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)
Book ID: GNO30, GNO30
"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
by Richard Smoley
News & Notes
Introduction: The Sufi Conundrum
by Jay Kinney
What does this ancient tradition offer to the West today?
From the Outside In
by Maureen Clark
A glimpse into the mysteries of Sufism as portrayed in its rich literature.
Sufism Comes to America
by Jay Kinney
An overview of the teachers and groups that have established themselves on these shores.
A Path to Human Wholeness
by Kabir Helminski
How the Sufi path can deepen our sense of our own humanity.
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.
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.
Sufism and the Source
by Murat Yagan
Can this tradition be traced to a pre-Islamic source in the Caucasus?
Women and Sufism
by Camille Adams Helminski
From its inception, women have played a significant role in the Sufi heritage.
The Sufi Path of Individuation
by Yannis Toussulis
How does the Sufi way compare to Jung's view of the inner quest?
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?
A Reader's Guide to Sufism
by Jay Kinney
A roundup of the best books on the subject available in English.
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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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