A Perfumed Scorpion


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Author: Idries Shah
Publisher: Idries Shah Foundation
Year: 2017
Pages: 205
Printed: UK
ISBN: 978-178-4790967
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Weight: 310 gr.
Description from the publisher: The ‘perfuming of a scorpion’, referred to by the great Sufi teacher Bahaudin, symbolizes hypocrisy and self-deception: both in the individual and in institutions. In A Perfumed Scorpion, Idries Shah directs attention to both the perfume and the scorpion – the overlay and the reality – in psychology, human behaviour and the learning process. Crammed with illustrative anecdotes from contemporary life, the book is nevertheless rooted in the teaching patterns of Rumi, Hafiz, Jami, and many other great Oriental sages. It deals with the need for and the path to knowledge and information.

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