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  • Special Illumination

  • The Sufi Use of Humor
  • By: Idries Shah
  • Narrated by: David Ault
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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Summary

Special Illumination is a term used by the great poet and mystic, Jalaluddin Rumi, to stress the importance of humor in metaphysical experience.

Of it, Idries Shah says, "Rumi directly contradicts such numerous sour-faced religionists as, in all persuasions, find that humor disturbs the indoctrination which is all that they usually have to offer."

©1977 Idries Shah Foundation (P)2018 ISF Publishing

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  • 05-08-19

For serious students only.

One of many in an extraordinary series. Must be read in that context. For serious students only. Should be read repeatedly - at intervals. Absolutely brilliant.