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self

  • Alchemy and Sufism

    The alchemist who has achieved illumination. It is known that alchemy originated from Hermeti(ci)sm. Some have even considered the two synonymous. We have also seen…

  • Science, Mathematics, And Sufism

    I know a professor of theoretical physics, with whom I’ve had many interesting discussions over the years. (Disclosure: I came to Sufism via science.) I…

  • Stopping the Self

    The Master said: The greatest thing is to control the self. The second greatest thing is to feel compassion towards all creatures. The third greatest…

  • The Base Self

    The Shadow All this talk (on other pages of this site) about transcendence, spiritual elevation and experiences of ascent is fine, but we have to…