A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century

A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century Almost a prerequisite for any serious study of Sufism in European languages this was the verdict of Seyyed Hossein Nasr in his review of the first edition of the book According to the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, it is one of the most thorough and intimately engaging books on Sufism to be produced by a Western scholar Certainly there is nothing second hand about it The author lets Sufis speak for themselves and, in a series of unusual and absorbing texts mainly translated from Arabic, he gives a vivid picture of life in a North African Sufi order Against this background stands the unforgettable figure of the Algerian Shaikh who was head of the order from 1909 until his death in 1934 The last few chapters are mainly devoted to his writings, which include some penetrating aphorisms, and which end with a small anthology of his remarkable mystic poems. Free Read A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century [ by ] Martin Lings [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century book, this is one of the most wanted Martin Lings author readers around the world.

Best Read A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century  By Martin Lings For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
  • Paperback
  • 242 pages
  • A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century
  • Martin Lings
  • 12 March 2018
  • 0946621500

10 thoughts on “A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century

  1. says:

    It is difficult to imagine the entire range of benefits someone could attain from a book like this It would depend entirely on the reasons for approaching the book, but it could serve many different goals As a person who longs to move deeper into knowledge of Sufism and its empirical practices, I found myself tending to look for areas where I found resonance in my own experience However, it also served as a wonderful illustration of the practices of Sufi orders In that sense the title can be It is difficult to imagine the entire range of benefits someone could attain from a book like this It would depend entirely on the reasons for approaching the book, but it could serve many different goals As a person who longs to move deeper into knowledge of Sufism and its empirical practices, I found myself tending to look for areas where I found resonance in my own experience However, it also served as a wonderful illustration of the practices of Sufi orders In that sense the title can be a bit misleading While it does focus on the life of Sheikh Al Alawi, the true focus is on the way that his ...

  2. says:

    This book was a life changer for me Literally I started a, orfairly, I was taken to a ride which lasted until today after reading it I have met other who had similar experiences It certainly is not the best book of Lings I loved the first part, translation of the real life accou...

  3. says:

    A gem about the great Sheikh Ahmad al Alawi

  4. says:

    From a literary point of view a very well written piece explicating the Spiritual Way and Doctrine of Shaykh Ahmed al Alawi, from the lenses of an adherent and propagandist for the perennialist school, the late Dr Lings The book begins well with a delightful re telling of the encounters of a western physician with the Shaykh However, there are passages in the book which are rather obscure and concepts not readily rendered into language and despite the best efforts of the author, much is From a literary point of view a very well written piece explicating the Spiritual Way and Doctrine of Shaykh Ahmed al Alawi, from the lenses of an adherent and propagandist for the perennialist school, the late Dr Lings The book begins well with a delightful re telling of the encounters of a western physician with the Shaykh However, there are passages in the book which are rather obscure and concepts not readily rendered into language and des...

  5. says:

    awe some the grace of god

  6. says:

    Lovely book

  7. says:

    an account of one greatest sufi saint in algeria where Martin had a chance to meet him quite few times and became interested in sufism.

  8. says:

    A very good book, for a Sufi lover The detailed insights of the writer, as well as his expositions and his deep insight into the subject is an enlightenment for all his readers.

  9. says:

    a rare read of Sufi life

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *