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  • Warning: A Call to Peace

    Introduction The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The abolition of all weapons of…

  • Gurdjieff and Sufism

      Inside each of us there is a caged animal, struggling to break out. In Sufism, it is called the Base Self (nafs al-ammara). Nor…

  • The Koran as Holographic Text

      [T]he Jewish Cabalists…thought that a work dictated by the Holy Spirit was an absolute text: in other words, a text in which the collaboration…

  • The Promise of the Prophet: Universal Man

    How to Respect the Prophet Nâbi (pronounced “Nobby”) was an Ottoman poet who flourished in the 17th century. Master Ahmet Kayhan once related the following…

  • God Despises Illicit Sex: Rumi And Shams

    My Love shall be bestowed upon those who love one another for My Sake. —God (Muwatta, Musnad) You cannot enter Paradise unless you have faith,…

  • God save our children!

    A Milestone Has Been Passed It’s happened, folks. Disney, the unofficial nanny and teacher of our very own children, has placed the stamp of approval…

  • The Importance Of The Prophets

    “Will you not use your intellect?” —The Koran (28:60) “God did not create anything more valuable than the intellect.” —The Prophet (Ghazali, Ihya, 1/217) Lewis…

  • Animal Types of the Base Self

    A man and his Base Self. “The mind is a captive [of the Base Self]. Kill your Base  Self and rejuvenate the world… The slayer…