Sign In . Don't have a World Wisdom ID? Sign Up

   Limit Search to: Advanced Search
Science and the Myth of Progress
How can we understand Native American traditions?
Light on the Ancient Worlds: A Brief Survey of the Book by Frithjof Schuon
What bridges exist between Christianity and Islam?
What is Sacred Art?
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Art
Noble Faces, Strong Voices: Exploring "The Spirit of Indian Women"
Quranic perspective on the nature of man: Video clips of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
William C. Chittick explores "The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi"
The Perennial Philosophy Series
Slideshows
  An Introduction Back to the List of Slideshows
Calligraphy of the name of Rumi
    
slide 3 of 11


“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.’”


Back to the List of Slideshows



Home | Books | DVDs | Authors | eProducts | Members | Slideshows | Library | Image-Gallery | Links | About Us | Sitemap





Privacy Statement
Copyright © 2008