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The Sacred Worlds Series
Insights into the early Christian Desert Fathers and Mothers
What are the "Foundations of Christian Art?"
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Spirituality
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
World Wisdom's Spiritual Classics series
The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature
Noble Faces, Strong Voices: Exploring "The Spirit of Indian Women"
What is Sacred Art?
What is "Christian Spirit"?
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Calligraphy of the name of Rumi
    
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“Love is that flame which, when it blazes up, consumes everything else but the Beloved.”

—Rumi


“Sufism is the most universal manifestation of the inner dimension of Islam; it is the way by which man transcends his own individual self and reaches God. It provides within the forms of the Islamic revelation the means for an intense spiritual life directed towards the transformation of man’s being and the attainment of the spiritual virtues; ultimately it leads to the vision of God. It is for this reason that many Sufis define Sufism by the saying of the Prophet of Islam concerning spiritual virtue (ihsan): ‘It is that thou shouldst worship God as if thou sawest Him, for if thou seest Him not, verily He seeth thee.’”


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