Sufism – what’s that? – a challenging 10thC definition

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Mawlānā Rumi's tomb, Konya, Turkey – WikiPedia

“What’s in your head — throw it away! 

What’s in your hand — give it up! 

Whatever happens — don’t turn away from it.”

 
As defined by Abu Said ibn Abil-Khair 10th-century Persian spiritual master

Source article HOLLAND COTTER NYT June 11, 2009

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