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Aspects on Sufi viewpoints

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

The formation of opinions is only one facet of our reasoning faculty, a facet that derives from an uncontrolled tendency to judge, especially seen when people of different levels of evolution express their arguments. The wise, therefore, are reluctant to venture an opinion, whereas it is easy for the unwise, bringing themselves thereby under the criticism of others, particularly when an opinion is formed without complete knowledge of the facts.

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'...