• The Sufis

  • By: Idries Shah
  • Narrated by: David Ault
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (85 ratings)

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By: Idries Shah
Narrated by: David Ault
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Publisher's summary

When it first appeared in 1964, The Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on the subject of Sufi thought. Rich in scope, author Idries Shah explained clearly the traditions and philosophy of the Sufis to a Western audience for the first time. In the five decades since its release, the book has been translated into more than two dozen languages, and has found a wide readership in both East and West. Containing detailed information on the major Sufi thinkers, and literary characters, such as Nasrudin, it is regarded as a key work on both Sufism and Eastern Philosophy. A text in scores of leading universities around the world for courses on Sufism, Eastern thought, and Islamic philosophy, The Sufis has been used by psychologists and physicists, by school teachers, lawyers, social workers, and by ordinary members of the public.

©1964 The Estate of Idries Shah (P)2016 The Idries Shah Foundation