Learning How to Learn: Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way


by Idries Shah

In this ideal introduction to Sufi wisdom, Shah illustrates how traditional Sufi concepts can resolve our social, psychological, and spiritual problems, drawing on classic texts, the Eastern parables of Jesus, and encounters with contemporary teachers, students, and journalists.

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“… a textbook of method and attitude.” — Psychology Today, January 1979

“… astonishing in its pioneer content and treatment of human problems.” — World Future Studies Federation Newsletter, October 1978

“Bracing and often shocking … a brisk and informed commonsense at its highest level.” — Books and Bookmen

“Certain irresistible keys keep the reader on the edge of the seat…marks the watershed in studies of the mind.” — Psychology Today- CHOICE OF THE MONTH, September 1978

“Packed with important information.” — New Society