Meditation on and repetition of the names of Allah as a mantra is the basis for any serious study of Islamic mysticism. This book offers the translations, meanings and meditations for 99 names found in the Qu'ran. With both Arabic and English translations, this illustrated book offers the essence of Sufi teachings and practice.
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The classic text describing the core mystical teachings and practice of Islam--accessible to everyone--in a beautifully designed volume with names, translations, meanings, and meditations.About the Author:
Shems Friedlander is an expert on the mystical traditions of Islam and a member of the Sufi order of dervishes founded by Jalaluddin Rumi. He is the author of numerous books including When You Hear Hoofbeats Think of a Zebra, The Whirling Dervishes, and Submission: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. He lives in Cairo and is currently completing a TV documentary on Rumi.
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Book Description HarperOne, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060630345