By Moineddin Jablonski,Neil Douglas-Klotz
The ebook weaves autobiography, letters, poems, articles and interviews to supply a special glimpse of an illuminated Western-born mystic. Jablonski confronted huge, immense internal and outer demanding situations as he sought to set up an actual, dwelling Sufi culture within the West, one no longer according to wealth or kinfolk privilege.
"A booklet of sophisticated messages as a way to problem and encourage any severe seeker, despite ethnic or non secular background."
—Muneera Haeri, writer of The Chishtis: A residing mild and co-author with Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri of Sufi Links
"This booklet illuminates, in his personal phrases, the lifetime of a steady and proficient soul. Over the 3 a long time I knew Moineddin Jablonski we loved many intimacies, together with numerous hours of music-making, the research of Sufism less than his advice, and open, spacious darshans. i assumed I knew him good. yet in analyzing Illuminating the Shadow I bought a newly transparent, coherent picture of the full guy in all his glories and tortures, and I’ve come to like him as by no means prior to. due to this savvy presentation of his writings, Moineddin’s imaginative and prescient can now gentle the way in which for lots of extra seekers of the discovered life.”
—W. A. Mathieu, writer of The Listening ebook and Bridge of Waves
"We are certainly coming into a brand new period of humanity, a time of huge internal and outer switch and progress. Earth herself is giving start to what she needs to develop into. Upheaval—personal, societal, and geologic—are the hard work and delivery pangs so as to create higher attention of non secular fact for all. As each people is moved into Soul-consciousness, and we're being so moved, we'll pick out our personal modes of non secular attention. What we now recognize as 'Sufism' turns into tremendously accelerated and reworked. will probably be just like the stated assembly of Inayat Khan and Nyogen Senzaki. They entered samadhi jointly, 'and Sufism and Zen grew to become like yesterday's dream.'
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Illuminating the Shadow: The Life, Love and Laughter of a 20th century Sufi by Moineddin Jablonski,Neil Douglas-Klotz