Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: English (translation) Original Language: Persian. About the Author. The author, Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh, was the Master. In the Prologue of Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh’s book Sufi Women the question “Is there any difference between men and women in terms of their faith?” is plainly. Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh was the head of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order, a very large and respected Sufi order especially centered in Iran. Dr. Nurbakhsh was born in.

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Javad Nurbakhsh (Author of The Path)

As Rumi, the great Persian poet and Sufi, put it:. And far from being helpful to serious seekers, new age spirituality seem to offer nothing more than “self-realization kits,” a spiritual life that is devoid of the Divine.

Leaving Tehran inand after traveling widely in the United States, he settled in England in and never returned to Iran where the Order continues to thrive despite official attempts to deny the spirit of Iranian sufis. Nurbakhsh initiated the greatest renaissance of the Nimatullahi Sufi order since the work of the founder, Shah Nimatullah Vali in the 15th century.

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I was advised to read it by leaders of the Boston House of Sufism which I recently began attending their services held at nightfall on Thursday and Sunday evenings.

Javad Nurbakhsh Permalink Posted by darvish. His teachings have attracted a massive following from every race, ethos, creed and national origin, inspiring a way of loving-kindness and service to humankind according to the tenets of Sufism.


Only when the drop becomes one with the Ocean will it see the Ocean with the eye of the Ocean. You need love to be lost in God And liberated from good and evil and right and wrong. When this occurs, according to the Sufis, all conventional distinctions between the different religions, between good and evil, belief and unbelief, benevolence and wrath disappear.

Anything less than this will only lead to increasing disharmony and disunity in the worl d today. He wrote the two part article What is Sufism? The Ocean One Breath.

Rumi has illustrated this point in a simple story: Nurbakhsh was born in the city java KermanIran on 10 December Fazal Abbas rated it it was amazing Apr 27, He began his professional career as a medical doctor at the age of 26 when he became head of a local hospital in the southeastern town of Bam, Iran. A great number of these have since been expropriated under the current regime.

He produced 37 scientific works in the field of psychiatry, as author, editor and translator, along with many articles in scientific journals and a compendium of instructional brochures for the use of researchers, professors and students.

Articles Sufism and Psychoanalysis Bayazidian Sufism. Nurbakhsh’s work in nurhakhsh and organizing Sufism through the Nimatullahi order continued until his death in Britain in If true Unity is to be attained in this global society, we must come to accept what Sufi masters have always insisted upon: And the method of the spiritual practice is nothing other than nurbakheh.

I love existence, for you are the Soul of existence. Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Before his mother could get up to fetch javqd, he came running back beside her. The Path is a guide to seekers who have some practical experience with the Nimatullahi Order. Jamie rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Retrieved from ” nhrbakhsh If, after a while, they come to conclude that the master is not acting according to their mental image, nurba,hsh decide to leave this master, because, from their point of view, the master has not performed according to their expectations, and in point of fact they expect the master to be the disciple of their own mental image, otherwise they conclude that he or she is not a good master.


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Javad Nurbakhsh

Neshat Esfahani Abbas Foroughi Bastami — Parvaneh Daneshvar Nurbakhsh, three sons, and two daughters. Nurbakhsh made important advances in psychiatry in his native Iran, instituting improvements in the Ruzbeh Hospital which brought the institution into the forefront of psychiatric nurbakhhs, including the construction of the first modern psychiatric clinic in Tehran.

There are very few disciples in the school of Sufism who love their master as he is and not as they would like him to be. Its method is to look solely in one direction, and its objective is God.