This is a book on the spiritual in every-day life. The very variety of its contents is an illustration of the significance of Sufism and spirituality in general for human life.
The first two parts, Sufi Mysticism and The Path of Initiation and Discipleship, expand further on themes presented in earlier volumes, particularly in volumes 1 The Way of Illumination. The reader is called to reconsider his life and how he is leading it rather than what life is his. Where is your ideal?
In Sufi Poety Hazrat Inayat Khan discusses the life, work and influence of some of the great Sufi poets of the past, illustrating the significance of mysticism and disciplesship.
About the Author(s)
The author, Hazrat Sufi Inayat Khan (Baroda, 1882 - Delhi 1927) was a famous musician in his young years. Later he left for the West in order to spread the Sufi message of love, harmony, and beauty. He preached Sufism not as an orthodox sect, but as a forward-looking world message of interreligious brotherhood. He founded many Sufi centres in the West, where the message is spreading now. At home, in India, the Sufi message has got an inspiring centre at the Dargah of the Master himself, located near the tomb of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia, New Delhi.