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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 decided to throw myself from the bridge, at Kampur, the city where my teacher lived. Well, there does seem to be a irinna here, because for people who are trying to find a spiritual teacher — and you refer yourself to the many false gurus there are — one needs this little tool we have, whatever intellect or ways of discerning or discriminating, to find iriha good one.

And so if it’s the wrong guru, maybe you can go through it quicker. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I recognized my teacher, but I think this is a question of destiny, or karma, like they say in Sanskrit.

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They have to serve human beings in other human beings, in humanity. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. But all this I knew only later, when I tried to remember it. And to uncover that truth within — to undress the inner truth, to take away the covering, the veils, like it is said in Sanskrit. Perhaps you don’t need to at this point.

And you have to give yourself away in utter surrender. She was the first woman to ever be trained in the yogic Sufi lineage.

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You call it different names, yes, according to the time, according to the place, according to the people, but it is all one. And he said one day to us, “What you can understand with the mind is not a high state. This title wteedie sold over 40, copies worldwide and is now being published through The Golden Sufi Center.


You became totally devoted to this guru, even though he seemed to do things that were insulting and contradictory to you. Provide feedback about this page. They are not gurus, and not even teachers — just guides, to explain the beings where they are standing at that moment. Love YouMystical ExperiencesOneness.

It is the task of the Teacher to set the heart aflame with the unquenchable flame of longing, and it is tweeeie duty to keep it burning till it is reduced to ashes.

This is quite right. So really I am not very old as yet — not eighty, but very, very much less. And the purpose of the teaching is not so much to instruct people about it, because there are many books, but it’s to lead people to it. The diary was first published in a shorter, edited form as “Chasm of Fire,” and some years later the complete diary, “Daughter of Fire,” was published.

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Now, an essential part of your tradition, I think, is the role of the teacher — that it’s necessary to have the teacher to really achieve these higher twefdie of consciousness. And that provokes a kind of loneliness, and a kind of frustration, which St. I am stronger than you so your currents adjust themselves to mine” thus causing “the stronger magnetic field to affect, quicken the weaker”.

Notable early Notable modern Singers. They are just elder brothers or sisters who did that before, and they are helping us. 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.


NamesOnenessPeople. The mind knows very little about it. He died in the meantime. They believed that there is only one truth and one God and that’s all that there is to it. And what we are trying to do is to reach this level of the soul — the light within you and me and everybody else.


We call God or That, the Beloved. YogaTeachingDifferences. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. They were free, free spirits, and they were always rebels. Nothing says that negative is bad, but in the sense of electricity, the positive and the negative pole. If the human being has got the longing, this tremendous longing which is the famine inside of love, they will do anything. And I nearly fall down when I salute him lately.

Well, perhaps I am and don’t know it. It was a pleasure. And hormones in the body, the emotional functioning. I suppose one might say, if we’re looking at the evolution of a species, maybe there is hweedie purpose or a value in the misery that the human race has suffered.

Perhaps you are a Sufi in another life. There’s ieina lot of mystery, I suppose one could say, about them. It’s as if the further away, the more desperate you got; then the more desire you developed to finally break through. It is not the master. Get to Know Us. This I feel is the modern way of Sufi stories.