Saturday, April 11, 2009

Thinking is the best way to travel

Whoever travels without a guide
needs two hundred years for a two-day journey

Rumi
Forget about the Rough Guide. Thinking is the best way to travel, and the very affordable (less than £9 in the UK) compendium of Sufi wisdom seen above is the perfect companion. One in a series from HarperOne that also includes Essential Zen and Essential Tibetan Buddhism. Below is Thames & Hudson's lavish visual guide to Islamic mysticism, which is an even bigger bargain at, again, less than £9. Contemporary music and Sufism here.


I have distorted the Essential Sufism cover to fit the blog format. Both books featured in this post were bought at retail price. Any copyrighted material on these pages is included as "fair use", for the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Report errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk

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