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  • 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…

  • Hermeticism: The Master’s Comments

      Master Ahmet Kayhan used two sources from outside the Islamic/Sufic tradition. One of these was the Peace Prayer attributed to Saint Francis (available here).…

  • Beyond Castaneda and don Juan

    Introduction Even though Carlos Castaneda is now dead (he died in 1998), his adventures with a Yaqui Indian brujo or sorcerer, don Juan Matus (a…

  • Islam and Reformation

    The Treasure Chest Let’s say you go scuba diving and come upon a shipwreck. Exploring the sunken ship, you find a chest. It’s old and…

  • The Symbols in the Fig Chapter

      God’s-eye view. “A Flight Through the Universe,” by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, displays close to 400,000 galaxies, each with one or two hundred…

  • Star Wars and Sufism

      YOUR CHOICE   Click below to listen to Star Wars theme music (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)   Introduction The phenomenal success of the Star Wars…

  • Superman and Sufism

      YOUR CHOICE Click below to listen to Superman theme music All that I have, all that I’ve learned, everything I feel… all this, and…

  • Superheroes and Sufism

    I’m trying my hand at something new today. As always, I rush in where angels fear to tread, so I hope my readers will forgive…

  • Hermeticism and Sufism

    In this post I return to the subject of Hermeticism and its relation to Sufism, which I had been intending to do for some time.…

  • Intimations of Sufism in Ancient Egypt

      There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. —George Bernard Shaw There has never been but one religion, nor…