Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Dream Interpretation in Sufism Past and Present

Ryan over at posted another great article about how dream interpretation has been a large part of Sufism from the past and how it is currently being used. Here is a little of what Ryan has to say:

The reliance that Sufis place on dreams in their paths of spiritual progress is illustrated in a dream reported from the life of Imaam Abu Hamid al-Ghazzaalii (1058-1111). In Duncan B. Macdonald’s 19th century biography, it is said that Al-Ghazzaalii was beset by many personal struggles of a spiritual nature during certain phases of his religious studies.

You can read more at the Ryan's website

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