Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: English (translation) Original Language: Persian. About the Author. The author, Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh, was the Master. In the Prologue of Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh’s book Sufi Women the question “Is there any difference between men and women in terms of their faith?” is plainly. Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh was the head of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order, a very large and respected Sufi order especially centered in Iran. Dr. Nurbakhsh was born in.

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This is a true story that happened many years ago. Sat Hurbakhsh rated it it was amazing May 14, This is true of any mystical path, and almost every initiate, and is a product of their subjective thinking and ego-centered imagination, the very habits the Master strives to cure them of.

A ghazal in his lovely Divan of ecstatic Persian sufi poetry, concludes: Most come through their imagination, and leave through their imagination. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Contemporary Persian and Classical Persian are the same language, but writers since are classified as contemporary.

Under his leadership, the Order has provided financial and technical assistance to various charitable institutions in Iran and to two orphanages in Mexico as well as the founding and operation of two clinics in West Africa: A great number nurbakhhs these have since been expropriated under the current regime.

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Jamie rated it it was amazing Aug 20, True lovers prefer the Beloved’s desires to their own, being content with whatever the Beloved desires – ‘be it cure or pain, union or separation.

Dr Nurbakhsh never distinguished people in terms of their worldly position or rank, treating all as equal in love and he attracted a wide association of eminent figures from around the world, who became his friends, remaining in regular communication. He wrote the two part article What is Sufism?


In addition to his role as a sufi master, he was a pioneer in developing and establishing modern psychiatric practice and facilities in his native Iran.

Sufism and Psychoanalysispublished in The International Journal of Social Psychiatry[3] [4] which fall into the category of Sufi psychologybringing together his twin interests in the fields of Sufism and psychiatry.

Darvish “I will walk a thousand leagues in falsehood, that one step of the journey may be true. Anne Harris rated it it was amazing May 13, Rumi has illustrated this point in a simple story: As well as his revival of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order and his many written works, Nurbakhsh became one of Iran’s foremost psychiatrists.

What are you talking about? If true Unity is to be attained in this global society, we must come to accept what Sufi masters have always insisted upon: Annemarie Schimmel; the Swiss academician, Dr. According to his obituary in Payvan’s Iran newshe “promoted the creed of fraternity and equality of all human beings, regardless of gender, race, nationality and religion.

Four men from different lands, each speaking a different language, are jointly given nurbaknsh coin by someone. As Rumi, the great Persian poet and Sufi, put it: She did not see the lights, but she hugged her son and kissed his cheek.

He was a medical doctor, psychiatrist, poet and mystic. Baruch rated it liked it Jul 03, As long as life remains, javar then. The whole creation is in need of Him, Yet He is in no need of anything else.

Eat but a little, Feed the soul instead. He produced 37 scientific works in the field of psychiatry, as author, editor and translator, along with many articles in scientific journals and a compendium of instructional brochures for the use of researchers, professors and students.


From pre-eternity to post-eternity is but a single breath, A breath free of all these melodies high and low. Published October 1st by Khaniqahi-Nimatullahi Publications. Eugene Ulman rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Service to people is the whole of worship: Want to Read saving…. At one time, Persian was a common cultural language of much of the non-Arabic Islamic world. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I love existence, for you are the Soul of existence. Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh

SUFI is a semi-annual journal for those seeking to understand the key messages of Sufism and devoted to the study of mysticism in all its aspects. Today it is the official language of IranTajikistan and one of the two official languages jxvad Afghanistan. Our Order Publications Media Library. So, this book comes as a welcomed practical guide to spiritual practices within the context of Islam.

Finally, someone arrives who knows all the four languages. He is survived javda his widow, Mrs.

Javad Nurbakhsh (Author of The Path)

Toshihiko Izutsu; American Islamic and sufi scholars such as Profs. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Writings nurnakhsh Author Shah Nimatullah Dr. It is only through love that human beings can acquire such an insight. Shah Nimatullah, the founder of the order bearing his name, called it the ‘heart of the universe’. The lover knocked on the door. The revealed science of the heart, the key. Albert Holdridge rated it it was amazing Oct 31, The basis of Sufism is consideration of the hearts and feelings of others.