Sufi teacher and author Idries Shah on the importance and mind-opening potential of the teacher-student relationship.
Huston Smith on how his intellect and love of ideas brought him into a closer relationship with God, in an activity known as jnana, the Indian form of yoga centered around knowledge.
Kabir was a 15th century Indian mystic and poet who was also a weaver by trade. His vision combined the philosophies of Hinduism and Sufism, and he is considered both a Sufi and Brahmin saint. His poetry is rooted in nature and the experience of the ordinary, through which he seeks the ‘unstruck drum of… Continue reading Kabir – The Moon Shines in my Body
“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder,” wrote Huston Smith, one of the 20th centuries most prominent scholars of world religion in his book, Beyond a Post-Modern Mind. And it’s wonder that primarily comes across in his autobiography called Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, in which he gives… Continue reading ‘We are born in mystery and we die in mystery’ – Huston Smith
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