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talking of swimming

05.29.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Idries Shah, who plays up Nasrettin Hoca as clever and witty Sufi master … and who starts his seminal work The Sufis with a swimming metaphor, advises us to go beyond the official claims tales and anecdotes like that of Aesop (and I assume that about Nasrettin Hoca as well) and see what else we ...

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