Dervishes; Or, Oriental Spiritualism: Brown, John P

Dervishes; Or, Oriental Spiritualism

Brown, John P

Verlag: Trubner & Co, London, 1868
Zustand: Good Hardcover
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CONTENTS: CHAPTER I. Introduction Abraham and Mohammed The Sacrifice of Isma'il -The Decease of Ibrahim The " Atmbodha," or Knowledge of the Spirit Page 1-48. CHAPTER II. On the Origin of the Dervish Orders The Original Orders Forms of Prayer, Caps, &c. Traditions of the Orders . 49-75. CHAPTER III. Names of the Orders of Dervishes Branches of the Original Orders at Constantinople Peculiar Titles given to Founders The "Sahib i Tesavvuf," or " Spiritual Owners" of the Der vishes 76-85. CHAPTER IV. On the Costumes and Tenets of the Dervishes The Holy Mantle of the Prophet The " Kulahs," or Dervish Caps . . 86-105. CHAPTER V. Sacred Books and the Creation of Man The " Evlia," or Saints 106-112. CHAPTER VI. The Rufa'ees (Howling Dervishes) The Nakshibendees 113-139. CHAPTER VII. The Bektishees Their Costume Their Twelve Imams The Initiation of a BektasheePage 140-174. CHAPTER VIII. The Meldmiyoons The Sectarian Rites of the Much Loving Tareek of the Melamiyoon On their Assemblies Thanks for Food Acquisition of the Means of Existence . 175-188. CHAPTER IX. Real and False Dervishes The "Khirka," or Mantle The " Palenk," or Stone worn in the Girdle The Post, or Seat 189-196. CHAPTER X. The Order of the Mevlevees 197-206. CHAPTER XI. D'Ohsson on the Rise and Spread of Dervish Orders 207-243. CHAPTER XII. Lane's " Modern Egyptians" 244-266. CHAPTER XIII. Mussulman Saints 267-290. CHAPTER XIV. Persian Dervishes Spiritual Exercises Hasheesh The Occult Sciences A List of Dervish Convents at Constantinople 291-329. CHAPTER XV. Ubicini's " Letters on Turkey " The Hindee, or the Wandering Dervishes of India 330-358. CHAPTER XVI. On the Tesavvuf, or Spiritual Life of the Soofees 359-370. CHAPTER XVII. A Biography of the Fourth Caliph 'Alee 371-415. Book - in Good Plus green boards with gilt lettering - some marking to the boards and a touch bumped/rubbed to the extreme corners, some bumping and some wear to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, hinges and webbing sound but with additional strengthening to brown "bible" end papers, some darkening to the brown paste downs and end papers, slight marking to a couple of pages, slight creasing to the top corner of the last few pages & slight wear to the extreme edge of a couple of pages not affecting the text otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. viii, 415 pages. With 24 black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8913. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 8913

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Titel: Dervishes; Or, Oriental Spiritualism

Verlag: Trubner & Co, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1868

Einband: Hardcover


Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket

Auflage: First Edition.


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