Sufi Book of Life by Neil Douglas-Klotz
Part meditation book part oracle and part collection of Sufi lore poetry and stories THE SUFI BOOK OF LIFE offers a fresh interpretation of the fundamental spiritual practice found in all ancient and modern Sufi schools - the meditations on the 99 Qualities of Unity. Unlike most books on Sufism which are primarily collections of translated Sufi texts this accessible guide is a handbook that explains how to apply Sufi principles to modern life. With inspirational commentary that connects each quality with contemporary concerns such as love work and success as well as timeless wisdom from Sufi masters both ancient and modern such as Rumi Hafiz Shabistari Rabia Inayat Khan Indries Shah Irina Tweedie Bawa Muhaiyadden and more THE SUFI BOOK OF LIFE is a dervish guide to life and love for the twenty-first century. Neil Douglas-Klotz is a world renowned scholar in religious studies spirituality and psychology a leader in the International Association of Sufism and the co-founder of the worldwide network of the Dances of Universal Peace. He lives in Edinburgh where he is the director of the Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Learning.