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ISJ76Issue 76 Winter 08/Spring 09
Highlights: A Tribute to Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
A Talk by  Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Message of Sufism by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
A Comparison Between Sufism and Psychoanalysis by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
In Memory of My Dear Father by Alireza Nurbakhsh
A Biography of Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Remembering the Master by Evan Rothschild
Being Close to the Master by Terry Graham
First Initiations – Some Thoughts About Dr. Nurbakhsh by Robert Bly
Remembrance by Phillip Edmonson
My Friend, Dr. Nurbakhsh (Nur Ali Shah) by Cyrus Amuzegar
Who’s In Charge – Return to the Ocean by Mojgan Watson
He’s No Longer There – Essay by Ali Asgbar Mazbari
The List – Essay by Jeffrey Rothschild
Issue 75 Twenty Year Anniversary Issue Highlights
The Sufi Prayer and Fasting – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Sufi’s God Discourse by Javad Nurbakhsh
The Persians of Concord by Phillip Edmondson
Love’s Disciple: Some Recollections About Mr. Kobari by Alireza Nurbakhsh
Abu’l-Husayn al-Nuri: Qibla of the Lights by Annemarie Schimmel
Sufism: the Strange Subject’ – Thomas Merton‘s Views on Sufism by Terry Graham
Moses and the Shepherd – from Rumi by Ali A. Mazbari
Sojourns in Iran: Parts One and Two by Jeffrey Rothschild
Wisdom of Idiots by Sohail Inayatullah
The Mystic Trumpeter – Essay by Akhtar Ali Bast
Issue 74 Winter 2007 Highlights
The Khanaqah – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Changing the Dream by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Reflections on Sufi and Buddhist Thought Views from Rumi’s Poetry
   by Rasoul Sorkhabi
Christian Mysticism and Sufism by Terry Graham
Manifestation of Divine Unity – Essay by by Misha Elvish
The Living Sufi Master – Essay by Janet Jones
Issue 73 Summer 2007 Highlights
Falcons and Flies Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Rumi the Man and the Project by Muge Galin
The Creative  Imagination of Henry Corbin: An Interview with Robert Bosnak
   by Annie Stopford
Rabbi Isaac of Acre and His Followers – Early Kabbalists under Sufi influence
   by Tom Block
Moulana Rumi: The most popular Poet in America by Rasoul Sobkhabi
Modern Psychology in the light of Sufi Psychology: Some Reflections by Samuel Bendeck Sotillos
“X” – Essay by Jameela Siddiqi
Everything or Nothing – Essay by Mark Nepo
Issue 72 Winter 2006-2007 Highlights
The Shaykh of the Path Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Reflections on the Psycho – Spiritual Journey and the Self: In the Light of Christ
   by Dorothy C. Buck
Abdul-Rahman Jami the last of the Great Storytellers by Mojdeh Bayat and Ali Jamnia
King Solomon and the Jinn – Essay by Irving Karchmar
Silence, for Breath is a Godsend: A Story of Transformation – Essay by Carol Martinez Weber
Issue 71 Autumn 2006 Highlights
The Unity of Being Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Opening of Cordoba Sufi Center by Rosa Maria Ortiz
In Recognition of a Perfect Master by Annie Stopford
The Perfect Human: The Universal Synthesis of the Divine Names
   by John A. Morrow & Luis Alberto Vittor
Journey to the Door – Essay by Maya Michael as told to Sue Delaney
Anahita: Lady of Persia – Essay by Payam Nabarz
Issue 70 Summer 2006 Highlights
The Development of Sufism after the Coming of Islam Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Images of Life by Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee
The Biography of Abu Bakr al-shibli: Surveying the Sources by Kenneth Avery
The Red Road: the Spirtual Path of the Native Americans by Mojgan Watson
Parakou Khanaqah Opens and The Tree of Much Debate – Essay by Misha Elvish
Intersections – Essay by Dani Kopoulos
Issue 69 Spring 2006 Highlights
Registering in the School of Sufism – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Song of the Ney by Joe Martin
Molinos (1628-1697) by Terry Graham
Ramana Maharshi and ‘Self-Enquiry’ by John Eberly
Beauty as a Path of Peace by Yasuhiko Genku Kimura
The Spirit of Fes by Mary Finnigan
Trusting in Allah by Jameela Siddiqi
Reflections on 9/11 in New York City by Carol Martinez Weber

Issue 68 Winter 2005/06 Highlights
Darvish or Sufi – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Reality of Breath in Sufism and Beyond by Cameron Khosravi
Dances of Universal Peace by Megan Scherer
The Loss of One Brick by Mark Nepo
‘Perplexity’ in Fex by Lynn Evans Davidson
One Song of Unity, Several Variations on the Theme by Rudite Emir
Hakim Nizami’s Khusrau and Shirin by Mojdeh Bayat and Ali Jamnia
The Creation Translated by Maria-Elena Pickett
Issue 67 Autumn 2005 Highlights
Petitional Prayer – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Abu Sa’id by Ali Jamnia and Mojdeh Bayat
The Prophet Muhammad’s Guidance in Attar’s Book of Affliction by Kenneth Avery
Anima Mundi: Awakening the Soul of the World by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Junayd by Terry Graham
Sufi Soul by Mary Finnigan
A Sufi Tale of Zikr by Irving Karchmar
Ursa Major by Llewelyn Smith
Issue 66 Summer 2005 Highlights
The Gnostic and the Sufi – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Shah Da’i Shirazi by Terry Graham
It is the Infinite That Holds Your Hand by D.R. Jirgensons
Abu Ishaq Shirazi (Bushaq) by Cameron Khosravi
Whose Desire?  The Resisting Woman in Attar’s Ilahi-nama
   by Safoura Nurbakhsh
Mushammad b. Fadl Balkhi by Arnold Combrinck
Triptych: A Modern Sufi Story by Jeffrey M. Rothschild
Test Drive by Dani Kopoulos
Issue 65 Spring 2005 Highlights
Light and Darkness – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Gift of Surprise by Mark Nepo
‘Make Friends with One’s Adab’: Inner Meanings of Suhrawardi’s Theology
   of Moral Conduct by Qamar-ul Huda
A Shared Muslim-Christian Pilgrimage by Dorothy C. Buck
Zarathushtra by Mojgan Watson
Ahmad and Fatima Khidruya by Terry Graham
A Glimpse in Attar’s Book of Myteries by Kenneth Avery
Virtual Reality by Jameela Siddiqi
Issue 64 Winter 2004-05 Highlights
The Origin of Sufi Symbolism – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Spiritual Maturity by Llewellen Vaughan-Lee
Moses Maimonides and The Sufis of Islam by Tom Block
We Live in a Living Universe by Duane Elgin
Hatim Asamm by Terry Graham
In the Realm of Mercy by Karima Alavi
Issue 63 Autumn 2004 Highlights
From Self-worship to God-worship – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Romance, Virtue and Character Development by Charles Upton
The Experience and Doctrine of Love in Ibn’Arabi by Claude Addas
The Realm of Music in Sufism and Beyond (Part II) by Cameron Khosravi
Living with the Sacred by Mark Nepo
Shaqiq Balkhi by Terry Graham
Mamma’s Umbrella by Peter Nazareth
Life and Death by Jameela Siddiqi
Issue 62 Summer 2004 Highlights
The Principals of Sufism – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Louis Massignon and Mariam Baouardy by Dorothy C. Buck
All Prayer is One by Tony Horner
The Symbolism of Birds in ‘Attar’s Mantiq al-tayr by Jamil Anwarali Kassam
Kashf al-Mahjub by Terry Graham
Durdaneh’s Party by Jameela Siddiqi
The Infinite Circle: Interview with Roshi Bernie Glassman by Joe Martin
Issue 61 Spring 2004 Highlights
God’s Remembrance – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Pluralistic Vision of Persian Sufi Poetry by William C. Chittick
Hatif Isfahani by Terry Graham
A Small Flame in Our Hands by Donald Raiche
The Realm of Music in Sufism and Beyond by Cameron Khosravi
The Eyes of the Deep by Mark Nepo
Teardrop of Stone by Jameela Siddiqi
Eccentric Ferns by Peter Nazareth
Issue 60 Winter 2003-04 Highlights
God’s Feast and the School of Love – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Knowledge of God and Self in Ghazali’s Alchemy of Happiness by Kenneth Avery
The Language of Love by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
The Rustling of Gabriel’s Wings by Terry Graham
Ibrahim Adham by Arnold Cumbrinck
There are Teachers Everywhere by Mark Nepo
Don Esteban’s Prayer by Manuel Munoz-Sancho
Issue 59 Autumn 2003 Highlights
God’s Grace by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
A Model of Hope: Louis Massignon’s Badaliya by Dorothy C. Buck
The Tales They Tell: Sufi and Hasidic Teaching Tales by Tom Block
Timelessness and Time by Jane Carroll
A Study of Narratives and Realities in ‘Attar’s Work by Este’lami
Shah Ni’matullah Wali on Love and the Path to Union by Jawid Mojaddedi
A Remembrance of Mr. Niktab by Ali Asghar Mazhari
Back to Africa: A Tale About Baggage by Carol Martinez Weber
Issue 58 Summer 2003 Highlights
The Chivalry of Iranian Sufis – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Role of Spirituality in the Healing of the World Community by Barbara Sargent
The Struggle to Be Real by Mark Nepo
Sari Saqati by Arnold Combrinck
The Sufi Master in Rumi’s Mathnawi by Jawid Mojaddedi
Suhrawardi by Terry Graham
Silence by Carol Martinez Weber
Dreams of a Wayfarer by Tamris Ustun
Issue 57 Spring 2003 Highlights
The Message of Sufism – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Annemarie Schimmel by Terry Graham
Ma’ruf Karkhi by Arnold Combrinck
Fulfilling Our Potential by Jane Clark
The Exquisite Risk by Mark Nepo
Amir Khusraw of Delhi by Terry Graham
Last Words by Jameela Siddiqi
Slowly, Slowly: A Story of Initiation by Carol Martinez Weber
Issue 56 Winter 2002-03
Neither Offending Nor Taking Offense – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
My Simurgh by Ayeda Husain Naqvi
Da’ud Tai by Arnold Combrinck
A Sincere Life by Mark Nepo
Awakening the World by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
The Khorasanian Path: From Zoroaster to Plato and Beyond by Terry Graham
The Adamites by Leonardo Alishan
Issue 55 Autumn 2002 
Sufism Today – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
An Interview with Professor William C. Chittick by Michael Pittman
Wallace Putnam: Crisis in Paint by Kristina Una Amadeus
Abu Ishaq Kaziruni by Terry Graham
A Glimpse Inside the Tavern of Ruin by Dharmachari Padmavajra
A Letter by Leonardo Alishan
Under My Skin/Under His Thumb by Jeffrey Rothschild
Issue 54 Summer 2002 
Becoming a Disciple – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Love and Non-Dualism by Raimon Panikkar
Lao-tzu: Guide of the Way by Terry Graham
Malamiyyah Psycho-Spiritual Therapy by Patrick Laude
A Historical Overview of Sufi Literature by Jack Jurich
The Bundle by Leonardo Alishan
Digjoosh by Safoura Nurbakhsh
Issue 53 Spring 2002 
Guiding Others – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Length of Our Journey by Thomas S. Inui
Joy by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Habib Ajami by Terry Graham
The Experience of the Beautiful in Zen by Ana Maria Schluter Rodes
The Reception of Sufism by the West: Conjectures and Certitudes by Michel Chodkiewicz
A Time of Great Fire, A Time of Soft Birds by Mark Nepo
Issue 52 Winter 2001-02
Why Nimatullahi Sufis Say “Ya Haqq” – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Abraham Maimonides: A Jewish Sufi by Tom Block
Love in the Time of the Troubadours by Jose Maria Bermejo
Seekers of the Light by Joe Martin
The Unreadable Script by Muhammed Este’lami
The Buddha, Great Gnostic by Terry Graham
Pierrot in the Dead City by Mark Nepo
Simurgh: An Old Persian Fairy Tale by Payam Mohaghegh
Issue 50 Summer 2001 
Associating With the Ocean – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Psychology of Masters and Traditional Physicians by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Rumi and the Universality of His Message by M. Este’lami
Gandhi’s Philosophy and Sufi Doctrine by Negeen Sai Zinovieff
Ayn al-Qudat: The Martyered Chevelier by Terry Graham
The Sin of the Second Angel by Leonardo Alishan
The Space Between by Mark Nepo
Issue 49 Spring 2001 
Principles of the Path – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Who Are We? The Alchemy of the Path by Jeffrey Rothschild 
Folk Heroes by Jameela Siddiqi
 Through a Glass Darkly: The Paradoxical Nature 
of the Relationship with the Teacher by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
 Ibn al-Farid: The Greatest Sufi Poet in Arabic by Terry Graham
 and if a sparrow fall… by Kristina Una Amadeus
Issue 48 Winter  2000-01 
Veracity and Sincerity – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Theme of the Sufi Master and the Tavern in the Lyric Poetry of ‘Attar
   by Kenneth Avery
Beneath Our Names by Mark Nepo
Shams of Tabriz and His Masters by Terry Graham
Staying Awhile by Manuel Colon
The Sojourn by Janet Jones
Issue 47 Autumn 2000
Divine Reality – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Remembrance and Repetition: Spiritual Foundations of Islamic Art
   by James W. Morris
Inayat Khan: From Maestro to Master by Jameela Siddiqi
Stages of God-cognition and the Praise of Folly according to Najm Razi
   by Hermann Landolt
Criminal by Llewellyn Smith
Issue 46 Summer 2000
Love and Reason – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
The Call to Prayer: Some Aspects of Spiritual Practice by Tony Horner
Sifting Truth by Mark Nepo
Yafi’i: Master of Shah Ni’mat Allah by Terry Graham
Haji Firooz by Payam Mohaghegh
The Guide by Sophia Calderoni
Issue 45 Spring 2000
Chivalry – Discourse by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh
Return to Vieux Marche by Herbert Mason
How Does It Taste? by Mark Nepo
Avicenna or Ibn Sina by Terry Graham
The Wide Open Door:  Rumi and Sufism Today by Joe Martin
Completeness by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
Lose Yourself by Jeffrey Rothschild
Them Eyes by Razwan Ul-Haq

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