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Illustration of Beauty and the Beast, one of the fairytales believed to date from thousands of years ago.Study of fairy story origins traces some back thousands of years, with one tale dating back as far as bronze age Classical Mythology, Tale As Old As Time, Bronze Age, Archetypes, Anthropology, Prehistoric, The Guardian, Faeries, Film

Fairytales much older than previously thought, say researchers

Study of fairy story origins traces some back thousands of years, with one tale dating back as far as bronze age

Nasrudin was throwing handfuls of crumbs around his house.' someone asked him. 'Keeping the tigers away.' 'But there are no tigers in these parts. Effective, isn't it?' -The Exploits of the Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin. Sufi, Spiritual Inspiration, Consciousness, Tigers, Spirituality, Wisdom, Funny, Quotes, House

Nasrudin was throwing handfuls of crumbs around his house. 'What are you doing?' someone asked him. 'Keeping the tigers away.' 'But there are no tigers in these parts.' 'That's right. Effective, isn't it?' -The Exploits of the Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin.

this Sufi aphorism resonates the natural law "There is no wisdom where there is no common sense: it cannot under these conditions find any expression" Idries Shah Sufi Quotes, Spiritual Inspiration, Follow Me On Instagram, Favorite Quotes, Mystic, Psychology, Spirituality, Inspirational Quotes, Wisdom

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There is no wisdom where there is no common sense: it cannot under those conditions find any expression. -Idries Shah.

Real religion and real correct behaviour come through knowing what religion is and knowing what should or should not be done: not in accepting the local culture norms without experience. Sufi, Spiritual Inspiration, Consciousness, The Locals, Behavior, Religion, Spirituality, Wisdom, Faith

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Real religion and real correct behaviour come through knowing what religion is and knowing what should or should not be done: not in accepting the local culture norms without experience. -Idries Shah.

Learning how to learn involves examining assumptions. Mulla Nasrudin tales very often fulfil this function. Paradox, Spiritual Inspiration, Spirituality, Wisdom, Sayings, Learning, Consciousness, Quotes, Templates

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Learning how to learn involves examining assumptions. Mulla Nasrudin tales very often fulfil this function. -Idries Shah

To be a Sufi is to detach from fixed ideas and from preconceptions; and not to try to avoid what is your lot. Sufi, Spiritual Inspiration, Consciousness, Spirituality, Wisdom, Sayings, Quotes, Ideas, Quotations

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To be a Sufi is to detach from fixed ideas and from preconceptions; and not to try to avoid what is your lot. - Idries Shah.

Idries Shah left a large body of literary work in the areas of Sufi thought and Eastern philosophy, and has been regarded as a cultural bridge between East and West Eastern Philosophy, Sufi, Afghanistan, Persian, Texts, Oriental, Foundation, Language, Live

Idries Shah Foundation

The first two books in Persian – The Way of the Sufi and Tales of the Dervishes have rolled off the presses in Kabul as this exciting project gets underway. As this blog post goes live, the texts are being prepared for posting

Specificity. The analysis of a situation is one thing, the prescription of the remedy, when indicated, is another. Diagnostic capacity does not prove therapeutic ability. In dealing with human conditions, the procedure almost always has to be specific, not generalised. -Idries Shah What Is Fate, Fate Quotes, Eastern Philosophy, Human Condition, Almost Always, Homeopathy, Spiritual Inspiration, Meant To Be, Foundation

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Specificity. The analysis of a situation is one thing, the prescription of the remedy, when indicated, is another. Diagnostic capacity does not prove therapeutic ability. In dealing with human conditions, the procedure almost always has to be specific, not generalised. -Idries Shah

Wherever there is a source of attraction, people will surround it, in accordance with their nature. I say, 'in accordance with their nature' because human beings resemble animals in being attracted to the aspect of things which immediately attracts them. As with animals, sometimes these things are suitable for them, sometimes not. -Idries Shah. I Said, Spiritual Inspiration, Consciousness, Attraction, Spirituality, Wisdom, Sayings, Nature, Quotes

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Wherever there is a source of attraction, people will surround it, in accordance with their nature. I say, 'in accordance with their nature' because human beings resemble animals in being attracted to the aspect of things which immediately attracts them. As with animals, sometimes these things are suitable for them, sometimes not. -Idries Shah.

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A Perfumed Scorpion: A Way to the Way

A Perfumed Scorpion, Idries Shah

Sufis have constantly maintained that knowledge accords with holiness and generally accepted behaviour: but not with the counterfeit of these which are all that mainly exist in the self-deceived 'good' people. Sufi, Spiritual Inspiration, Good People, Consciousness, Behavior, Spirituality, Knowledge, Wisdom, Quotes

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Sufis have constantly maintained that knowledge accords with holiness and generally accepted behaviour: but not with the counterfeit of these which are all that mainly exist in the self-deceived 'good' people. --Idries Shah

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A Perfumed Scorpion: A Way to the Way

A Perfumed Scorpion, Idries Shah

During all this time there have been many instances of co-operation and understanding between Moslems and Christians, and Jesus himself has never ceased to hold the highest possible place in the mind of Islam. -- Idries Shah, The Elephant in the Dark. Surrender To God, Spiritual Teachers, Sufi, Spiritual Inspiration, Consciousness, Christianity, The Darkest, All About Time, Friendship

Individual friendships between Christians and... - idriesshah

Individual friendships between Christians and Moslems have been a part of our common history and cultural life for almost fourteen centuries. The effects of these, most of them probably undocumented, continue and must have the most important role in dialogue and mutual understanding. The Elephant in the Dark.