The Way of Sufi Chivalry

The Way of Sufi Chivalry

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Edition : New Edition of Book of Sufi Chivalry: Lessons to a Son of the Moment

Pages : 128

Book Size : 5.38 x 8.25

ISBN-13 : 9780892813179

Imprint : Inner Traditions

On Sale Date : April 01, 1991

Format : Paperback Book

Used since the 10th century as a guide to enlightened behavior, this book reveals the true meaning of love, friendship, and generosity as a means to spiritual development.
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About The Way of Sufi Chivalry

A highly respected Sufi saint and scholar of the 10th century, Ibn al-Husayn al-Sulami compiled this book as a guide to enlightened behavior for the spiritual aspirant. In its pages, he records the teachings of renowned spiritual masters (available for the first time in English translation) as well as tales and quotations from the Koran and Hadith. The teachings reveal the true meaning of compassion, love, friendship, generosity, and hospitality, as well as the right actions associated with these virtues. According to the Sufis, Futuwwah is a code of honorable behavior that follows the example of the prophets, saints, and sages. By adhering to its precepts, the student learns detachment from the ego. The Way of Sufi Chivalry addresses the reader directly, providing the aspirant of today with living guidance on the path of perfection and the way of Sufism.
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SUFISM

THE WAY OF SUFI CHIVALRY

A highly respected Sufi saint and scholar of the 10th century, Ibn al-Husayn al-Sulami compiled this book as a guide to enlightened behavior for the spiritual aspirant. In its pages, he records the teachings of renowned spiritual masters (available for the first time in English translation) as well as tales and quotations from the Koran and Hadith. The teachings reveal the true meaning of compassion, love, friendship, generosity, and hospitality, as well as the right actions associated with these virtues. According to the Sufis, Futuwwah is a code of honorable behavior that follows the example of the prophets, saints, and sages. By adhering to its precepts, the student learns detachment from the ego. The Way of Sufi Chivalry addresses the reader directly, providing the aspirant of today with living guidance on the path of perfection and the way of Sufism.

Cover illustration: The Turkish calligraphy is an invocation for the help and assistance of Hasan and Husayn, the two martyred grandsons of the Prophet, and reads Madad ya Hasan Husayn.

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