Visualizing the Soul: A Sufi Approach


Date : May, 2021

Source : SAGE Journals

Sufi’s ontology, epistemology, cosmology and practice are pregnant with the idea of Light and its nature. A paper reviewed one of the lesser known work of one Sufi thinker (Shams al-Dîn al-Daylamî – 12th century), The Mirror of Souls, describing the nature of the soul as a subtle body.

In Sufism, the human soul and body are understood as a microcosm that reflected the organization of the macrocosm. In the depiction of Shams al-Dîn al-Daylamî, the faculties of the soul are presented under the shape of concentric circles, referring to each faculty as a world.

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