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Author Bayman, Henry, 1951-
Title The Teachings of a Perfect Master : an Islamic Saint for the Third Millennium.
Imprint Chicago : Anqa Pub., 2012.

Author Bayman, Henry, 1951-
Subject Kayhan, Ahmet -- Teachings.
Sufism -- Doctrines.
Muslim saints.
Description 1 online resource (487 pages)
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Prologue; The Wisdom Base; Introduction; I GENERAL; The foundation; Compassion and Mercy; Universality; The door of hope; The audition; Four poles, four elements; Ethics; The mind and the heart; Faith; Courtesy; Political secularism (laicism); Knowledge/science, art; Closing the Two Doors; The Base Self; The Divine Law; Charity; Destiny; Death, afterlife, the Apocalypse; Miscellaneous topics; II THE INWARD PATH: SUFISM; Sufism; The beginning; The essence of man; The Paths (Orders); Worship; The secret and the sublime.
III DESCENT OF THE LIGHT (WHO'S WHO IN ISLAM)The prophets; The Prophet; The caliphs; The scholars; The saints; The Chain; Epilogue; Appendix: Some important formulas; Index.
Summary Collected in entirety for the very first time, this study reflects more than 25 years of close contact with the Sufi Masters of Central Anatolia, with much of that time spent in the presence of the peerless Sufi teacher Mr. Ahmet Kayhan. Out of the author's association with this personality has emerged this in-depth look at the famous and mysterious Oral Tradition of Sufism. Topics covered include the concepts of compassion and mercy, universality, ethics, faith, charity, destiny, death and the afterlife, and more. Combining the rigor of anthropology with the devotion of a disciple, this book.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781905937486 (electronic bk.)
1905937482 (electronic bk.)
9781905937509 (electronic bk.)
1905937504 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 794328465
Additional Format Print version: Bayman, Henry. Teachings of a Perfect Master : An Islamic Saint for the Third Millennium. Chicago : Anqa Publishing, ©2012 9781905937448

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