G.I. Gurdjieff & the Hidden History of the Sufis

By VICTORIA LEPAGE — Sufism belongs in spirit to the modern age. It has an affinity with it; it is in tune with secularism, with the modern thirst for objective knowledge. Yet the Sufi tradition is immensely old. In some quarters a belief still persists that it is a mystical offshoot of Islam, but most reliable sources claim it is far older than the Muslim religion. Evidence is emerging that suggests the tentacles of the brotherhood reach out to many religions and cultures and extend … [Read more...]