Wisdom of the Idiots by Idries Shah

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sufi parables,
  • Sufismo

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Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6071.S85 S53 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination179 pages
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26336682M
ISBN 100525473076
ISBN 109780525473077
OCLC/WorldCa615398

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Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work offers illustrative anecdotes used in Sufi teaching /5. In Idries Shah’s Wisdom of the Idiots, the ‘idiots’ are Sufis, called this because their wisdom penetrates to a depth which renders it inaccessible to the merely intelligent or academically knowledgeable.

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Wisdom of the Wisdom of the Idiots book. [Idries Shah] -- Tales from the Sufi tradition, illustrating Sufi philosophy and ways of thinking. Hussein and the scholars -- Timur and Hafiz -- Full up -- Charkhi and his uncle -- The prisoner of Samarkand -- The book in Turki -- Beggars and workers -- Unaltered -- Diagnosis -- The Kashkul -- The cow -- Individuality.

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