Caravan of Dreams [Idries Shah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A colorful caravan of Eastern oral and written literature, this collection. A colorful caravan of Eastern oral and written literature, this collection includes many best-known Sufi teaching stories, including “The Story of Mushkil Gusha,”. Idries Shah (), whose family lived in Afghanistan for a thousand years, is an internationally known authority on the region and his books on Sufism are.
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Archived from the original on 13 February An angel tells a hermit to inform a charitable man that he is to od be taken to Paradise In he established a publishing house, Octagon Press, producing translations of Sufi classics as well as titles of his own.
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Shah hopes to assist readers of his work in many ways, one of which is to provide a kind of immunity to prolonged bouts of extremist thought and action, whether localised in an individual mind, or manifested within a larger group or culture. It has historical accounts, including a long, fascinating piece about the author’s personal pilgrimage, caravan of dreams idries shah again, the bulk of the book is not taken up with this material.
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