Flashes of Light

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Flashes of Light

A Treatise on Sufism

Jami ('Abd al-Rahman al-Jami)

 

"Reprints" Series, No. 2

95 pp.
Golden Elixir Press, 2010
ISBN 978-0-9843082-2-4 (ebook)

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The renowned Persian thinker and poet 'Abd al-Rahman al-Jami (1414-92 CE) wrote his Flashes of Light (Lawa'ih) to explain "the intuitions and verities displayed on the pages of the hearts and minds of men of insight and divine knowledge."

Each section of his work consists of a discussion in prose and a portion in verses. Jami provides one of the best, synthetic introductions to Sufi spirituality.

Publisher’s Note, ix

Translation, 1

Appendixes, 63
     I. Ghazzālī on Tauḥīd, 65
     II. Ghazzālī on Mystical Union, 71

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