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Sufi Essentials

Publications | Sufi Essentials

These books introduce the reader to the substance and definition of Sufism, its aim and method, its inner practices, and what it means to be a Sufi. They are treatises on the various aspects of Sufism as a way of life and as a school of applied ethics that attempts to unite all human hearts in loving kindness.

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Discourses on the Sufi Path

    Dr Javad Nurbakhsh A collection of speeches given by a Sufi master to his disciples during their weekly gatherings. Using simple language and concise, forthright explanations they present the basic practices and principles of Sufism. Order now.

    Divan-e Nurbakhsh

      From beginning to end, this collection of sufi poetry is uncompromisingly direct and lucid. Master of the Nimatullahi sufi order for over fifty years, poet and psychiatrist Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh knew the twists and turns of the psyche and the soul, and the way of love. His message here is clear, stark, and beautiful. In this new translation of 188 ghazals, 20 poems in the masnavi form, 45 quatrains, and 55 five-verse poems, seekers from many paths will find accurate and unflinching guidance combined with unfailing generosity. Love and truth manifest in these verses, as do correction and direction. The… Read More »Divan-e Nurbakhsh

      The Crucible of Light: Sufi Terms Illuminated

        Dr Javad Nurbakhsh The Crucible of Light provides in a single volume the definitions of more than 150 fundamental Sufi concepts and terms. In the style of his groundbreaking Sufi Symbolism series, here also Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh illustrates each concept and term with examples of usage culled from the classical writings of Persian Sufism, many of which have never before been translated into English. However, in this new work, he introduces each entry with his own clear explanation. This work is therefore an indispensable tool for any serious study of the writings of the most influential masters of the Sufi… Read More »The Crucible of Light: Sufi Terms Illuminated