Stations of the Sufi Path (Paperback)

The 'One Hundred Fields' (Sad Maydan) of Abdullah Ansari of Herat

By Nahid Angha (Translated by), Abdullah Ansari, Abdullah Ansari of Heart

Archetype, 9781901383355, 192pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2011

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Hardcover (10/15/2010)

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Stations of the Sufi Path is a new translation of a key Sufi text and the first Persian work to address the stages, or stations, of the Sufi way. Its author, Abdullah Ansari, was born in 1006 in Herat in present-day Afghanistan, and is considered one of the greatest as well as one of the earliest of the Persian Sufi scholars whose works constitute an important contribution to the intellectual history of Islam. Detailed descriptions of each 'station' make this work an esoteric masterpiece, now almost one thousand years old, that invites the reader ona spiritual journey of self-discovery.

About the Author

Nahid Angha is Co-director of the International Association of Sufism and its chief representative to the United Nations. She is Editor of 'Sufism' journal, and founder of the International Sufi Women Organization. Her dedication to peace has led her to serve in leadership roles in various interfaith organizations and to forge an educational partnership with the Dominican University of California.