Irina Tweedie was a British women who went to live and study in northwest India with a Naqshbandi Sufi teacher. Her book “The Chasm of Fire, A Women’s. Irina Tweedie was born in Russia in , and educated in Vienna and Paris. Following World War II, she married an English naval officer, whose death in Daughter of Fire: A Diary of a Spiritual Training with a Sufi Master. $ Paperback. Books by Irina Tweedie. Showing 1 Result Books: Advanced Search.

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I was brought up in Vienna. The Sufis are very strange, mysterious mystics, not very well understood in the West.

You seem to be saying, then, that rather than try and use our intellect to discriminate — which is really a way of separating ourselves from whatever life has to bring us — I gather your message is more to drink deeply of the cup of life, to live intensely.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. You see, there comes a time when you are conscious on the different planes of consciousness, say somewhere which is not a physical plane.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The book was first published in its abridged form as The Chasm of Fire which has sold overcopies and has been translated into five languages.


It will mirror in front of us all sorts of things, evil thoughts and everything, and we must be hweedie to distinguish what we want to do according to our free will — to follow this thought or that thought, or this behavior or that behavior. Irina Tweedie retired in after having named Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee as her successor. If you watch it, you will see. Oh no, for fifteen. Well, I don’t know.

Irina Tweedie

The mind itself is a terrible devil. They guide the soul.

Adi Da Spiritual teacher. You see, that is a great paradox you irian just mentioned, because it is the higher part of the mind which will become the master of the lower part of the mind — lower in the sense of the denser, the more ignorant part of the mind. This is similar to Zen Buddhists.

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This is the problem of the mystic. And I nearly fall down when I salute him lately.

It is the task of the Teacher to set the heart aflame with the unquenchable flame of longing, and it is his duty to keep it burning till it is reduced to ashes. But for this it takes years. We really have to make the same kinds of distinctions in our own life. It is part of the Sufi tradition as well, and it is a very strong driving force.


He saved me krina it, with very simple words. It’s like modern psychology may be the garden, but Sufism seems to combine psychology, sociology, religion, spirituality, and irna, all of these things.

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I’m absolutely sure of it. Only a heart which has become non-existent can resurrect, pulsate to the rhythm of a new life. We have free will. If the king was also a free spirit, or the ruler, then he allowed them to help him.

But I never can contact him for me, only for others, when somebody needs help. The stress resulting from a combination of the heat, noise, smells, physical illness, and emotional deprivation seemed to cause a progressive emptying of her personality.

A bliss of non-being; not existing at all. Because spiritual life is so different, so foreign to our way of thinking, that you must be full of doubts.

Low to High Price: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Even the Jewish hasidic stories are supposedly derived from Sufi tales, and the Brer Rabbit tales.