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  • The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mulla Nasrudin

  • By: Idries Shah
  • Narrated by: David Ault
  • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Summary

The appeal of Nasrudin is as universal and timeless as the truths he illustrates. His stories are read by children, by scientists and scholars, and by followers of philosophy. Sufi scholar Idries Shah assembled this collection of Nasrudin's trials and tribulations from ancient Eastern manuscripts and oral literature, from sources in North Africa and Turkey, the Middle East and Central Asia. Many were known to the great Sufi masters, Rumi, Jami, and Attar the chemist.

©1968, 2015 Idries Shah Foundation (P)2015 Idries Shah Foundation

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