Sufi Symbolism: The Narbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. IX: Spiritual Faculties, Spiritual Organs, Knowledge, Gnosis, Wisdom and Perfection Javad Nurbakhsh This volume explores the spiritual faculties of understanding, intuition, remembrance, insight and imagination by which we sense the inner realities embedded in the subtler aspects of the human being, the soul, the spirit and the intellect, by means of which spiritual knowledge is acquired. Order now
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The Sufi Symbolism series is the Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Mystical Terminology. Each volume of this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference that explains the inner meaning of the numerous symbols, metaphors, images, and allusions in the Sufi lexicon. Relying mostly on classical Sufi texts, they provide a unique key for the interpretation of Sufi poetry and prose.
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Sufi Symbolism: The Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. X: Spiritual States and Mystical Stations Javad Nurbakhsh This volume provides a detail explanation of the spiritual states and mystical stations experienced by the Sufi while journeying the path towards God. It provides descriptions of the inner realities and the subtler aspects of the Sufi path. Order now
Sufi Symbolism: The Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. XI: Spiritual States and Mystical Stations Javad Nurbakhsh This volume following the team of volume ten is devoted to the spiritual states and stations the Sufis experience in their spiritual journey. Order now
Sufi Symbolism XII Sufi Symbolism: The Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. XII: Spiritual States and Mystical Stations Dr Javad Nurbakhsh The third of the three volumes (X,XI,XII) relating to spiritual states and mystical stations. This volume covers such topics as Annihilation, & Subsistence, Concentration & Dispersion, Anonymity, Harshness and Divine Presence. Order now.
Sufi Symbolism: The Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. XIII: Scribes, Pens, Tablets, Koranic Letters, Words, Discourse, Speech, Divine Names, Attributes and Essence Javad Nurbakhsh God is the Scribe, and the world is His ledger; This volume traces this analogy through the writings of great mystics of the Sufi tradition whose many references to God made use of images of pens, tablets, letters, words, and names to describe the creation of all that exist. Order now
Sufi Symbolism: The Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. XIV: The Unity of Being Javad Nurbakhsh This volume deals with the philosophical dimension of Sufi teachings, particularly with the theological nuances of a great variety of mystical terms. The reader will be able to appreciate the breath and grandeur of Sufi theological speculations of terms such as “Unity of Being” and “Degrees of Multiplicity.” Order now
Sufi Symbolism: The Nurbakhsh Encyclopedia of Sufi Terminology, Vol. XV: The Terms relating to Reality, the Divine Attributes and the Sufi Path Javad Nurbakhsh This volume is devoted both to elucidating on the philosophical metaphysics of ‘Reality’, and to clarify technical Sufi terms pertaining to the path itself such as the Sufi meeting-house (khaniqah)as well as many lesser-known, and some generally obscure terms concerning the way. Order now