There are three steps which lead the seeker to the altar of divine wisdom": philosophy, referring to the perception and study of things; psychology,learnt by thinking and feeling what is in our human nature and character; mysticism, acquired and learnt through meditation and the study of the whole of life, both seen and unseen. The book opens new avenues of thought, attitude and life to the reader with open mind and heart. First aspects of the physical nature of life as perceived through the five sences are discussed. They are surprisingly modern although they have been given as lectures in the twenties.
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.