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Title:
Perfume of the desert : inspirations from the Sufi wisdom
Author:
Harvey, Andrew, 1952-
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Edition:
First Quest edition.
Publication Information:
Wheaton, Ill. : Quest Books, 1999.
Physical Description:
xxv, 170 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780835607674
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Renowned for his inspiring interpretations of world spiritual traditions, celebrated modern mystic Andrew Harvey teams with photographer Eryk Hanut to create a stunning book of readings drawn from Sufi mysticism. Teaching stories, prophetic sayings, folk tales and jests, Hanut's evocative photographs, and Harvey's breathtaking translations of the ecstatic poetry of Rumi, Kabir, and others make this little book an inspirational and artistic treasure.


Author Notes

Andrew Harvey is the author of "Son of Man" (named one of "Publishers Weekly's" Best Books of 1998) & the bestsellers "The Journey to Ladakh" & "Hidden Journey". With Sogyal Rinpoche, he coauthored "The Tibetan Book of Living & Dying". He lives with his husband, photographer Eryk Hanut, in Nevada near the Mojave Desert.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Andrew HarveyEryk Hanut
Introductionp. IX
Introductionp. XIX
Epigraphsp. XXIII
Opening Prayerp. XXV
Part I The Summonsp. 3
Part II The Inner Secretp. 33
Part III O God, Grace Me Love of You!p. 69
Part IV Ordeal and Annihilationp. 101
Part V The Life of Unionp. 139
Final Prayerp. 167
Acknowledgmentsp. 169