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Aspects on Sufi viewpoints

by Hidayat I. Khan - see book 'Geistige Freiheit' - click here

To the question whether a material ideal could be an obstacle to inner awakening, one might say that a material ideal could be seen as a humble contribution to the fulfillment of the ‘Divine Purpose’ and could very well blossom into a spiritual one, since the entire creation is in a constant state of formation according to a central theme.

Hazrat Inayat Khan, in his sixteen years of work in the West (from 1910 until 1927) has travelled extensely, in Europe, in Russia and the United States, and he has left us a widespread wisdom which covers all aspects of human life on this earth.

Here the reflections throw their light upon a certain aspect, and, dear friends, if you wish to follow them every day, you will certainly discover a thread which links one sentence to the other; and there might appear, before your inner perception, something which every individual, in his or her own way, could discover something like 'the map of my own life'...